Ancient Coinage of Bruttium, Brettii

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BMC 98Bretti, Bruttium, AE17. 3.03 gr. 215-205 BC. NIKA, Diademed head of Nike left, ear of barley behind her head / BΡETTIΩN, Zeus, naked, striding right, hurling thunderbolt, star between his legs, cornucopiae in right field. BMC 98; SNG Morcom 354; SNG ANS 60-66; cf Sear Greece 705.TextImage
HN 1942Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 216-214 BC. AE 24mm, Unit or Drachm. Laureate head of Zeus right; small Γ below / BΡETTIΩN, eagle standing left, wings spread. Rutter HN 1942. TextImage
HN 1975Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 214-211 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. Helmeted head of Ares left; griffin on helmet, grain ear below / Nike standing left, erecting trophy; cornucopiae in centre, hammer right. Scheu 16; SNG ANS 30ff; Rutter, HN 1975. TextImage
HN 1980 varBruttium, The Bretti. Circa 215-205 BC. AE, Bronze Reduced Uncia. 7.32 g. Laureate head of Zeus right; no symbol. / BΡETTIΩN, eagle standing left, wings spread, OΛ monogram above bucranium in left field. HN Italy 1980 var (hand above bucranium in left field).TextImage
HN 1985Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Reduced 1/6th Uncia 12mm, 1.22g. Helmeted head of Athena left / BΡETTIΩN, Owl standing half-right, head facing. Scheu 35; SNG ANS 69; HN Italy 1985.TextImage
HN 1992Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 211-208 BC. AE 27mm, Double or Didrachm. Head of Herakles right; dagger / Athena moving right; plow. SNG ANS 128-132; Rutter HN 1992. TextImage
HN 1994Bruttium, The Bretti. ca 211-208 BC. AE Uncia, 21 mm, 7.92 g. Laureate head of Zeus right, upright dagger or parazonium behind head. / BΡET-TIΩN, eagle standing left, head turned right, wings spread, plough to left. HN Italy 1994; Scheu 121; SNG ANS 133.TextImage
HN 2157The Bruttii, Bruttium, Italy, AR stater, 400-325 BC, 7.59g. KΡOTONIATAΣ, laureate head of Apollo right with long hair, wearing a necklace with a lionís head ornament / The infant Herakles, naked, sitting facing on cushions, strangling a serpent in each hand. Jameson 434; SNG ANS 387; SNG Lloyd 617; Boston 191; HN Italy 2157.TextImage
Lindgren 332The Bruttii AE11. 0.93 g, 11.11mm. Bruttium. 282-203 BC. Head of Persephone right, unclear symbol before / Crab, A above. Lindgren 332; BMC 113; cf SNG Cop 1694.TextImage
Mont 3163Brettian League, Bruttium, AE17. 215-205 BC, Diademed head of Nike left / nude Zeus walking right, hurling thunderbolt, cornucopiae before. Mont. 3163. TextImage
Scheu 3Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 214-211 BC. AE Didrachm. Helmeted head of Ares left; grain ear below, two pellets behind / BΡETTIΩN, Nike standing left, holding palm and erecting trophy; star above, caduceus below. SNG ANS 28. TextImage
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Scheu 6Bruttium, The Brettii. ca 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. Helmeted head of Mars left / BΡETTIΩN, Victory crowning trophy left, caduceus between. BMC 65, SNG ANS 34. TextImage
Scheu 14Bruttium, the Bretti. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; grain ear behind / BΡET-TIΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae left, star above. SNGANS 44. TextImage
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Scheu 16 Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Uncia (8.79 gm). Laureate head of Zeus right; grain ear behind / BΡET-TIΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae before; plectron above. SNGANS 53. TextImage
Scheu 24Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; harpa? behind / Eagle standing left, pinchers and ram's head to left. Scheu 24 var. TextImage
Scheu 25Bruttium, The Brettii. ca 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Semuncia. Diademed head of Nike left; NIKA before, grain ear behind / Zeus striding right, holding thunderbolt and sceptre; cornucopiae before. SNGANS 60. TextImage
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Scheu 40Bruttium, The Brettii. c211-208 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. Helmeted head of Ares left; griffin on helmet, thunderbolt below / BΡETTIΩN, Hera Hoplosmia walking right, holding shield and spear; flying owl right. SNG ANS 97-99; SNG Cop 1640. TextImage
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Scheu 41Bruttium, The Bretti. ca 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / BΡETTIΩN, naked warrior walking right, holding shield and spear; bucranium in right field below. TextImage
Scheu 42Bruttium, The Brettii. c215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / BΡETTIΩN, naked warrior walking right with shield and spear; grape cluster at foot before. SNGANS 102. TextImage
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Scheu 43Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 211-208 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / BΡETTIΩN, Naked warrior walking right, holding spear and large shield; torch before. Scheu 43; SNG ANS 104; Rutter, HN 1988. TextImage
Scheu 46Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 211-208 BC. AE Reduced Semuncia. Winged bust of Nike left; thunderbolt below / Zeus driving galloping biga left; grape cluster below. SNG ANS 112; Rutter, HN 1989. TextImage
Scheu 47Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 211-208 BC. AE Reduced Semuncia. Winged bust of Nike left; thunderbolt below / Zeus driving galloping biga left; torch below. SNG ANS 115; Rutter, HN 1989. TextImage
Scheu 49Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right, thunderbolt below / Naked warrior walking right; bucranium before. TextImage
Scheu 51Bruttium, The Brettii AE Quartuncia. ca 211-208 BC. Head of Amphitrite left, in crab headdress / BΡETTIΩN, crab; torch above. SNG ANS 123-125, HN Italy 1990.TextImage
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Scheu 55Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. Helmeted head of Ares left; scabbard? below / Hera Hoplosmia walking right, holding shield and spear. TextImage
Scheu 57Bruttium, The Brettii. 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. 14.74 gr. Head of Ares left wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin / BΡETTIΩN, Hera Hoplosmia, helmeted, walking right, head facing, with spear and shield, crab and bucranium to right. SNG ANS -. Scheu 57.TextImage
Scheu 58Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 214-211 BC. AE Sixth Unit. Wreathed head of a river-god left; grain ear behind / Crab; cornucopiae above. Scheu 31; SNG ANS 68; Rutter, HN 1984. TextImage
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Scheu 94Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. Helmeted head of Ares left, griffin on helmet; within olive wreath / Hera Hoplosmia walking right, holding shield and shield. TextImage
Scheu 100 Bruttium, The Brettii. 213-209 BC. AE Uncia (8.89 gm). Lokroi mint? Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing left, wings open, bucranium to left. TextImage
Scheu 103Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 208-203 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; within laurel wreath / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; lyre before. Scheu 103; SNG ANS 90; Rutter, HN 2006.TextImage
Scheu 113Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 208-203 BC. AE Reduced Semuncia. Winged bust of Nike left; within laurel wreath / Zeus driving galloping biga left; lyre below. Scheu 113; SNG ANS 91; Rutter, HN 2011.TextImage
Scheu 114Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 208-203 BC. AE Quartuncia. Head of Amphitrite left, in crab headdress; within laurel wreath / Crab. Scheu 114; SNG ANS 93; Rutter, HN 2012.TextImage
Scheu 120Bruttium, The Brettii AE26. ca 211-208 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion-skin headdress / BΡETTIΩN, Hera Hoplosima (or Athena) walking right, holding spear and shield. Scheu I 120; SNG ANS 129; HN Italy 1992. TextImage
Scheu 121Bruttium, The Bretti. c215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; dagger behind / Eagle standing left, head right; plow before. SNGANS 133. TextImage
Scheu 128Bruttium, The Brettii. Ca 211-208 BC. AE Half Unit (17mm, 2.96 g). Fourth Coinage. Diademed and winged bust of Nike right / Zeus driving biga right; plow below. Scheu, Bronze 128; HN Italy 1997.TextImage
Scheu S06Bruttium, The Brettii. ca 215-205 BC. AR Drachm. Diademed bust of Nike right; trophy and a small L behind / BΡETTIΩN, nude Dionysos standing facing, crowning himself, holding sceptre in left hand; thunderbolt to right. TextImage
Scheu S09Bruttium, The Brettii AR Drachm. ca 215-205 BC. Diademed bust of Nike right / BΡETTIΩN, Dionysos standing facing, crowning himself with his right hand, holding sceptre in his left; incense altar to right, K below. TextImage
Scheu S45Bruttium, The Brettii AR Drachm. ca 216-203 BC. Third coinage. Diademed bust of Nike right; Macedonian helmet to left / Dionysos standing facing, crowning himself and holding sceptre; BΡETTIΩN upwards to left, Π in right field. SNG ANS 21v, HN Italy 1962. TextImage
Scheu S65Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 215-205 BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 4.14 gm). Diademed bust of Nike right; owl behind / Nude Dionysos standing facing, crowning himself, holding sceptre; shield and monogram in fields. TextImage
Scheu S78Bruttium, The Brettii AR Drachm. ca 215-205 BC. Veiled bust of Hera Lakinia right wearing polos, sceptre over shoulder; kantharos behind, small G below / Zeus standing left, right foot on column, holding sceptre in left hand; eagle on thunderbolt before, small Γ between sceptre and left foot. Rutter 1970. TextImage
Scheu S83Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 215-205 BC. AR Drachm. Diademed and veiled bust of Thetis right, sceptre over shoulder; trident(?) behind / Poseidon standing left, foot on column, holding sceptre; eagle before. TextImage
SNG ANS 3Bruttium, The Brettii. c211-208 BC. AE Heavy Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / BΡET-TIΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread.TextImage
SNG ANS 9Bruttium, The Brettii AE Quartuncia. Second coinage, ca 216-203 BC. Head of Amphitrite left, in crab headdress; small G below / Crab. Scheu -, Rutter 1944. TextImage
SNG ANS 29Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 214-211 BC. AE Double unit. Bearded head of Ares left, in crested Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin; two pellets behind; grain ear below head / Nike standing left, crowning trophy with wreath and holding palm; cornucopiae between, BΡETTIΩN behind. TextImage
SNG ANS 34Bruttium, The Brutti, AE Sextans. 282-203 BC. Head of Ares left / Nike crowning trophy left, caduceus in centre. SNG Cop 1651. TextImage
SNG ANS 44Bruttium. The Brettii. AE Drachm or Unit. 22 mm, 7.8 g. ca 214-211 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right; grain ear to left. / BΡETTIΩN, eagle standing left, wings spread; crescent above, cornucopiae to left. Scheu, Bronze 14; HN Italy 1978; SNG ANS 44.TextImage
SNG ANS 56Bruttium, The Brettii. AE Uncia (8.27 g). Ca. 208-205 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / BΡET-TIΩN, eagle standing left, caduceus to left. Scheu 18; SNG ANS 56 (or var).TextImage
SNG ANS 61Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 214-211 BC. AE 18mm, Half Unit. Head of Nike left, NIKA at left / Zeus hurling thunderbolt right; cornucopiae and star. SNG ANS 61-64; Rutter HN 1992 corr. TextImage
SNG ANS 74Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 282-203 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. Helmeted head of Ares left / BΡVTTIΩN, Hera Hoplosmia standing right, holding spear and shield, thunderbolt in field. Scheu 58. TextImage
SNG ANS 82Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 212-203 BC. AE, Bronze Reduced Sextans. SNG ANS 82. TextImage
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SNG ANS 100Bruttium, The Brettii. 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. 14.11 gr. Head of Ares left wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin, thunderbolt below / BΡETTIΩN, Hera Hoplosmia, helmeted, walking right, head facing, with spear and shield, bucranium to right. SNG ANS 100.TextImage
SNG ANS 106Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 216-203 BC. AE Reduced AE Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right / Naked warrior right, with spear and shield; owl below. TextImage
SNG ANS 128Bruttium, The Brettii. 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Sextans. 16.30 gr. Head of Herakles right, spear behind / BΡETTIΩN, Hera Hoplosmia, helmeted, walking right, head facing, with spear and shield, plow to right. SNG ANS 128.TextImage
SNG ANS 780cfBruttium. 247-217 BC. AE Sextans. Laureate head of Poseidon right, to left, trident and wreath-bearing Nike. / BRVN, youth riding dolphin left, holding cithara and wreath-bearing Nike, two pellets below. TextImage
SNG Cop 369Bruttium, The Brettii(?), under Hannibal, AR Quarter Shekel. ca 215-205 BC. Head of Tanit-Demeter left, wreathed with grain, in pendant earring and necklace / Free horse standing right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1631Bruttium, Brettii AE Sextans. 282-203 BC. Head of Ares left / Bellona walking right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1662Bruttium, The Bretti. Circa 282-203 BC. AE, Bronze Reduced Uncia. Head of Zeus right / eagle standing left, head turned back, wings spread. SNG Copenhagen 1662; SNG ANS -. TextImage
SNG Cop 1681Brettian League AE17. 215-205 BC. NIKA, diademed head of Nike left, grain of wheat behind / Zeus right hurling thunderbolt and holding sceptre, cornucopiae right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1690Bruttium, The Brettii. c 282-203 BC. AE14mm. Head of sea-goddess right in a head-dress formed from a crab (this is probably a depiction of Thetis of Amphitrite) / Crab. TextImage
Sear SG 514Brettian League, under Hannibal, AR drachm. 215-205 BC. Veiled bust of winged Nike right, plough behind / BΡETTIΩN, naked male figure (of Dionysos?), horned, standing facing, crowning himself and holding long torch (thyrsus?) in left, thymiaterion (incense burner) in field to right.Text Image
Sear SG 701Brettian League, AE Sextans. 215-205 BC, Head of Ares left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / BΡETTIΩN, Nike standing left with palm, crowning trophy, caduceus between. TextImage
Sear SG 703Bruttium, Brettian League AE 22. 215-205 BC. Head of Zeus / nude warrior walking. TextImage
Sear SG 704>Bruttium, The Brettian League AE22 Uncia. ca 216-203 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right; sheaf of grain behind / BΡET-TIΩN, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae at left. SNG ANS 44, SNG Cop 1663, Scheu 13.TextImage
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of the Brettian Leaugue