User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Start collecting

Obverse: Pegasos flying to left; straight wing. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Athena to left wearing necklace and Corinthian helmet with necklace; hair loose below. Around the helmet is a wreath. In field, at left [inscription]; at right boar at bay to left on line, and below, P. (see...

Show Full Description

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling does not list this coin as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1149.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm.

Accession Number

04.854

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins