Drachm of Epirote League with heads of Zeus and Dione

Greek
Hellenistic Period
238–168 B.C.


Mint: Epiros, Epirote League

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0945.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm.

Accession Number

00.213

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Jugate heads of oak-crowned Zeus and Dione wearing laureate stephanos and veil.
At left, monogram.
Reverse: Within oak-wreath, a thunderbolt and Greek inscription at left and right..

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund