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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos, bridled and with straight wing, flying to right. Below, [Greek letter koppa]. Reverse: Head of Athena, of fine style, to right in an uncrested Corinthian helmet, over a leather cap. In field, left, a serpent with wide-open mouth. [see media screen for inscription]

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, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1130.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.56 gm.

Accession Number

01.5464

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins