Stater of Taras (Tarentum) with head of Zeus, struck under Pyrrhos of Epiros
Mint: Calabria, Taras (Tarentum)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0082.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus right in laurel wreath; hair in four spiral curls on neck.
Monogram at left.
Reverse: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings open.
Monogram at left. Inscription in Greek on left barely visible according to Brett catalogue entry. Inscription at right downwards is off the flan and not visible.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900