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 galloping to left. Short ground line. Below, Greek letter koppa. Reverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet. At right, cuirass with long, tongue-type pteryges. Large counterstamp on flap of helmet. Inscription in Greek below. (see media screen for Greek...

Show Full Description

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, January 8, 1959

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 350–300 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950–1963 (MFA), no. 101.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.34 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

59.31

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins