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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; tiny G below / Eagle left. 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 between, hammer right. Scheu 16; SNG ANS 30ff; Rutter, HN 1975. 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 2157The Bruttii, Bruttium, Italy, AR stater, 400-325 BC, 7.59g. KROTONIATAS, 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 advancing right, hurling thunderbolt, cornucopiae before. Mont. 3163. TextImage
SNG ANS 3Bruttium, The Brettii. c211-208 BC. AE Heavy Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / BRET-TIWN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. 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 & holding palm; cornucopiae between, BPETTIWN behind. TextImage
SNG ANS 34Bruttium, The Brutti, AE Sextans. 282-203 BC. Head of Ares left / Nike crowning trophy left, caduceus between. SNG Cop 1651. 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 in front. 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 & 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, advancing 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, advancing 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 & wreath-bearing Nike. / BRVN, youth riding dolphin left, holding cithara & 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 & necklace / Free horse standing right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1631Bruttium, Brettii AE Sextans. 282-203 BC. Head of Ares left / Bellona advancing 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
Scheu 3Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 214-211 BC. AE Didrachm. Helmeted head of Ares left; grain ear below, two pellets behind / BRETTIWN, Nike standing left, holding palm & 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 / BPETTWBRETTWN, Victory crowning trophy left, caduceus between. BMC 65, SNG ANS 34. TextImage
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Bruttium, The Brettian League AE22 Uncia. ca 216-203 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right; sheaf of grain behind / BPET-TIWN, Eagle standing left upon thunderbolt; cornucopiae at left. SNG ANS 44, SNG Cop 1663, Scheu 13.TextImage
Scheu 14Bruttium, the Bretti. Circa 215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; grain ear behind / BRET-TIWN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae left, crescent 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 / BRET-TIWN, 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 & 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 / BRETTIWN, Hera Hoplosmia advancing right, holding shield & 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 / BR-ETTIWN, naked warrior advancing right, holding shield & spear; bucranium in right field below. TextImage
Scheu 42Bruttium, The Brettii. c215-205 BC. AE Reduced Uncia. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / BRE-TTIWN, naked warrior advancing right with shield & 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 / Naked warrior advancing right, holding spear & 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 advancing right; bucranium before. TextImage
Scheu 51Bruttium, The Brettii AE Quartuncia. ca 211-208 BC. Head of Amphitrite left, in crab headdress / BRET-TIWN, 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 advancing 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, advancing 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 advancing right, holding shield & 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) advancing 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 & 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 & holding sceptre; BΡETTIΩN upwards to left, P 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 & monogram. 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 G between sceptre and left foot. Rutter 1970. TextImage
Scheu S83Bruttium, The Brettii. Circa 215-205 BC. AR Drachm. Diademed & veiled bust of Thetis right, sceptre over shoulder; trident(?) behind / Poseidon standing left, foot on column, holding sceptre; eagle before. TextImage
Sear 514
Sear #514
Brettian League, under Hannibal, AR drachm. 215-205 BC. Veiled bust of winged Nike right, plough behind / BPETTIWN, naked male figure (of Dionysos?), horned, standing facing, crowning himself & holding long torch (thyrsus?) in left, thymiaterion (incense burner) in field to right. TextObvRev
Sear 701
Sear 701
Brettian 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 703
Sear #703
Bruttium, Brettian League AE 22. 215-205 BC. Head of Zeus / nude warrior advancing. TextImage
Sear 704
Sear #704
Bruttium, The Brettian League AE22 Uncia. ca 216-203 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right; sheaf of grain behind / BPET-TIWN, Eagle standing left upon thunderbolt; cornucopiae at left. SNG ANS 44, SNG Cop 1663, Scheu 13.TextImage
Sear 707
Sear #707
Brettian League AE18. ca 210 BC. Head of marine goddess left, wearing crab's shell head-dress, serpent behind / BRET TIWN, crab. TextObvRev
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