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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos, bridled and with curled wing, flying to right. Below, Greek letter koppa. Reverse: Incuse square, within which head of Athena Chalinitis to right, wearing an uncrested Corinthian helmet and bead-necklace. Hair in dotted, straight lines, in queue behind.

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

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, About 510–480 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1124.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.66 gm.

Accession Number

01.5461

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins