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Drachm of Epirote League with heads of Zeus and Dione

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Obverse: Jugate heads of oak-crowned Zeus and Dione wearing laureate stephanos and veil. At left, monogram. Reverse: In oak-wreath, Greek inscription and a thunderbolt. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 238–168 B.C.

Mint

Epirote League, Epiros

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0945.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm.

Accession Number

00.213

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins