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Stater of Leukas with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos galloping to right, bridled. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Archaic head of Athena in incuse square, profile to right, wearing Corinthian helmet and bead-necklace. Hair in queue. [see media screen for Greek inscription]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 490–480 B.C.

Mint

Leukas, Akarnania (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1160.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.50 gm.

Accession Number

97.1104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins