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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Like 01.5474. Reverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing a laureate, uncrested. Corinthian helmet, with a leather cap under it. She wears also a bead necklace. In field, A P, and right a chimaera. [see media screen for inscriptions]

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 Classical or Hellenistic Period, 338–280 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1150.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.56 gm.

Accession Number

01.5475

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins