Silver Stater



350-300 BCE


Weight: 8.4 g

Diameter: 13/16 in. (21 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Class of 1962



Place Made: Greece, Europe


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


Obverse: Corinthian helmetted head of Athena right over leather cap with curls escaping; beaded necklace. Laurel wreath behind in left field, within; A/ in niche behind helmet Reverse: Pegasos flying right with straight pointed separated feathered wings; A/ below belly

Course History

CLST 11.19/HIST 94.16, Roman Coins as Text, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2022

Exhibition History

Ancient Profiles: Sculpture, Prints, and Coins from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 1, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1-December 17, 1997.

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.


Harmer and Rooke Numismatists, Ltd., 1982; Virginia Williamson, 1982-1990; given to present collection, 1990.

Catalogue Raisonne

Grose, Vol. II: pl. 192.5-14; Head, p. 278

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