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Coin of Lokroi Epizephyrioi with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Head of Zeus, right, bearded, diademed. Reverse: Eagle right, on rock.

Provenance

Source Unknown: accessioned by MFA 1916

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 300–268 B.C.

Mint

Lokroi Epizephyrioi, Bruttium

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.89 gm.

Accession Number

16.402

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins