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Stater of Anaktorion with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos with pointed wing, flying to left. Below, monogram. Reverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing over leather cap Corinthiasn helmet without crest. To right, lyre. To left, monogram. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

Source Unknown; found in MFA collection in 1932; accessioned by MFA, March 4, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

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

Mint

Anaktorion, Akarnania

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.12 gm.

Accession Number

32.543

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins