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Coin Depicting Pegasus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 500-450 BCE

Artist:

Greek; Corinth

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the winged horse Pegasus, wearing a bridle and flying.

On the back the goddess Athena faces left, wearing a Corinthian style helmet.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Coin Depicting Pegasus

Origin

Levkás

Date

500 BCE–450 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 8.32 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4921

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