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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Bridled Pegasos to right, with curled wing. Below: Greek letter koppa. Reverse: In incuse square head of Athena Chalinitis to right with Corinthian helmet and bead necklace. Hair in beaded lines. Plain square border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 867); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 510–500 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1121.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.41 gm.

Accession Number

04.848

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins