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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos flying to left; both straight wings visible. Below, Greek letter Reverse: Head of Athena to left wearing bead necklace and Corinthian helmet with neck piece. At right Nike flying to left with a taenia in both hands. (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. 874); 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. 1142.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.852

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins