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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos standing to left on line; curled wing. Below, Greek letter koppa. Reverse: Head of Athena to left in Corinthian helmet with neckpiece: hair loose below. At left above, a dolphin head down; at right below, a rose in profile. (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. 889); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1132.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.41 gm.

Accession Number

04.857

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins