Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
350–300 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950–1963 (MFA), no. 101.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.34 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

59.31

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos galloping to left. Short ground line.
Below, Greek letter.
Reverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet. At right, cuirass with long, tongue-type pteryges. Large counterstamp on flap of helmet.
Inscription below.

[overstrike]

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, January 8, 1959

Credit Line

Anonymous gift