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Stater of Lokroi Epizephyrioi with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, to left, hair long. Border of dots. Inscription in Greek below. Reverse: Roma seated to right on throne, crowned with wreath by Loyalty standing before her; Roma in girdled chiton, himation over legs; right arm resting on oval shield; under right arm, sword in...

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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, 280–275 B.C.

Mint

Lokroi Epizephyrioi, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0195.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.25 gm.

Accession Number

00.91

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins