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Replica of silver stater, Corinth

Replica of silver stater, Corinth
Two sides of Corinthian stater. On the obverse the winged Pegasus, on the reverse the head of Athena in profile.

The Corinthian stater depicts the emblem of the ancient city of Corinth. The Corinthian staters were among the first coins to start circulating in ancient Greece as of the 8th century BCE. The most well-known staters were those of Corinth, Attica, Evoia, Aegina and Macedonia.

  • Issuing authority: Corinth
  • Place: Corinth
  • Nominal value: Stater
  • Dating: 480-456 BCE
  • Metal: Silver
  • Diameter: 20 mm
  • Weight: 6.98 g
  • Observe: Winged Pegasus. Below, the archaic letter Q (koppa), the initial of Corinth's name.
  • Reverse: Head of Athena in profile facing left. To the left of Athena’s head is the Greek letter Γ (gamma) and to the right an amphora.