Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1129.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.79 gm.

Accession Number

01.5465

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, bridled, girthed, and with straight wing, flying to right,
with one rein loose.
Below, Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: Head of Athena to left in uncrested Corinthian helmet over a leather cap.
To left an aplustre or palm -branch?

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund