Stater of Kingdom of Epiros with head of Zeus, struck under Alexander

Greek
Late Classical Period
342–334 B.C.


Mint: Epiros (Kingdom), Lokroi (Bruttium) (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0943.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 11.02 gm.

Accession Number

00.212

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak-wreath.
Reverse: In center thunderbolt, to right of which an eagle’s head facing right.
Inscription in Greek 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