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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 wearing bead necklace and Corinthian helmet with neck-piece: hair loose below. Around the helmet is a wreath. At left below, A; Below, P. Behind an eagle standing to left, head to right. (see...

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

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. 1148.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.

Accession Number

04.856

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins