Stater of Elis with head of Zeus

Greek
Classical Period
385–365 B.C.


Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1212.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.06 gm.

Accession Number

04.891

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus laureate to left.
Reverse: Eagle standing to right, wings closed, on Ionic capital.
Inscription at left and right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 928); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund