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Stater of Kingdom of Epiros with head of Zeus, struck under Alexander

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Obverse: Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak-wreath. Reverse: In center thunderbolt, to right of which an eagle's head facing right. [inscription] (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 342–334 B.C.

Mint

Lokroi (Bruttium) (?), Epiros (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0943.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 11.02 gm.

Accession Number

00.212

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins