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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos flying to left, straight wing. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Athena to left in Corinthian helmet, hair in loose locks below. Behind, [inscription] and nude warrior to left with helmet, shield and spear, his right foot on a rock. (see media screen for inscriptions)

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 350–338 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1143.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.851

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins