Stater of Elis with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
271–191 B.C.


Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1220.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.74 gm.

Accession Number

03.969

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus laureate, to right.
Beneath, A P.
Reverse: Eagle standing to right.
In field to left and right of eagle’s head: F A
Below in field at right, thunderbolt.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900