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    - ID: 202

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-01-16

    EPIRUS. Kings of Epirus.
    Pyrrhus, 195-272 B.C.

    AR-Tetradrachm.
    Av.: Bearded head of Zeus to l., wearing oak wreath, behind, thunderbolt.
    Rv.: Dione enthroned to l., holding scepter.
    14,65 g.

    Ref.: BMC -, cf.6/7. Coll. Nanteuil 865.

    BoC: 17/2, 1992/3, p.22.

    FAKE – This old counterfeit copies the very rare tetradrachm variety of Pyrrhos with the thunderbolt behind Zeus´ head.