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Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Fine style, Pegasos with pointed wings flying to left. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Athena of fine style, in Corinthian helmet, profile to left. Behind a flying dove in a wreath. In front of her neck [inscription]. [see media screen for Greek inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1134.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.58 gm.

Accession Number

95.137

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins