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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.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

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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