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Stater of Lokroi Epizephyrioi with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Head of Zeus right in laurel wreath; hair short, beard curly. Inscription in Greek below. Reverse: Eirene seated left on square cippus,on left side of which, bucranium; in raised right, caduceus upwards, lowered left on cippus; hair rolled; girdled chiton, and himation over...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 161); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 350–346 B.C.

Mint

Lokroi Epizephyrioi, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0194.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.15 gm.

Accession Number

04.404

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins