Corinthia Corinth Silver Stater Pegasus NGC AU* 5×5 in ancient silver coins
Listed as number 23 in the Top 100 Greatest Ancient Coins
We have just acquired a beautiful Greek Silver Stater of Pegasus, in About Uncirculated condition with the coveted Star designation. It has perfect 5 X 5 Strikes, and near perfect 5 X 5 Surfaces. This gorgeous, and artistic Silver Stater was issued nearly 2300 years ago and is listed as #23 in the 100 Greatest Ancients book. Many people believe this is one of the most beautiful of all silver greek coinage.
The front depicts a lifelike Pegasus, the winged horse of the gods, with remarkable detail. The reverse shows the helmeted head of Athena the goddess of war. Pegasus silver coins are always highly sought after due to their rarity and mythological history.