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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Bridled Pegasos prancing to left; curled wing. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Athena to right in Corinthian helmet and with bead necklace: hair in loose locks below, eye in profile. Behind the head a trident pointing down. (see media screen for inscription)

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. 871); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 435–400 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1126.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.850

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins