Corinth     400-375 BC

 

Corinth 400-375 BC

Silver stater, 18.5 mm, 8.20 gm.
Obverse: Pegasos standing left, koppa below.
Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena left; to right, statuette of Zeus standing right.

Struck, ca. 400-375 BC.

Corinth was one of the largest and most important cities in ancient Greece. It rivaled Athens in wealth and overseas trade. Until the mid-6th century, Corinth was the leading exporter of pottery and a major colonial power. It sided with Sparta in the Peloponessian War.

Ravel 707 (P321/T446); Pegasi 186 (same dies as illustration)

Inv#: 6609

$450

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