Stater of Lokroi Epizephyrioi with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
280–275 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Lokroi Epizephyrioi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0195.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.25 gm.

Accession Number

00.91

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, to left, hair long.
Monogram below.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Roma seated to right on throne, crowned with wreath by Loyalty standing before her; Roma in girdled chiton, himation over legs; right arm resting on oval shield; under right arm, sword in sheath (?); at left side, spears; Loyalty with hair in knot at back, girdled chiton and himation, end of which falls over left shoulder and is held in left hand at her waist; ground line.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. Monogram at right.
Plain border.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund