Stater of Lokroi Epizephyrioi with head of Zeus

Greek
Late Classical Period
350–346 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Lokroi Epizephyrioi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0194.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.15 gm.

Accession Number

04.404

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus right in laurel wreath; hair short, beard curly.
Inscription in Greek below.
Reverse: Eirene seated left on square cippus, on left side of which, bucranium; in raised right hand, caduceus upwards, lowered left on cippus; hair rolled; girdled chiton, and himation over legs
Inscriptions in Greek to the right, upwards, and below.

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. 161); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund