Stater of Lokroi Epizephyrioi with head of Zeus

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
326–300 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Lokroi Epizephyrioi

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.63 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.289

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
In field at right, thunderbolt.
Reverse: Eagle flying left, with rabbit in talons.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1935: with Münzhandlung Basel, Aeschenvorstadt 37, Basel, Switzerland (Münzhandlung Basel auction 4, October 1, 1935, lot 386); by 1967: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour