Stater of Leukas with Pegasos

Greek
Late Archaic Period
490–480 B.C.


Mint: Akarnania (Islands off), Leukas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1160.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.50 gm.

Accession Number

97.1104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos galloping to right, bridled.
Below, Greek letter.
Reverse: Archaic head of Athena in incuse square, profile to right, wearing Corinthian helmet and bead-necklace. Hair in queue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund