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Stater of Argos Amphilochikon with Pegasos

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Obverse: Head of Athena left wearing over leather cap Corinthian helmet. In field right crested helmet. At left [inscription]. Reverse: Pegasus with pointed wing galloping left. Below [inscription]. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with C. T. Seltman; 1920: purchased by MFA from C. T. Seltman from sale of Shurtleff duplicates

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Greek, Late Classical or Hellenistic Period, 350–270 B.C.

Mint

Argos Amphilochikon, Akarnania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1158.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

20.766

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins