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Ancient Coinage of Epeiros, Kings, Pyrrhos


Pyrrhus or Pyrrhos, King of Epirus or Epeiros, 295-272 BC; of Macedonia, 274-272 BC; and of Syracuse, 278-276 BC
See also his coinage struck in Syracuse, Sicily.

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BMC 1Pyrrhos, King of Epiros, 297-272 BC.), AV Stater, 8.55g, Struck in Syracuse, 278 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing a Corinthian helmet ornamented with Pegasos, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; owl facing behind, A below chin / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠYΡΡOY, Nike alighting left, holding wreath and trophy; bucranium at her feet left. BMC 1; Jameson 1124; Gulbenkian 910.TextImage
BMC 18Kingdom of Epirus, Phyrrhus AR Octobol. Head of Kore left, wreathed with grain, long torch behind / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠYΡΡOY, Athena Alkis advancing left, brandishing spear in right hand & holding shield on left arm, star before face, thunderbolt in left field, E in right field. Jameson 1129, SNG Lloyd 1531. TextImage
BMC 40Epiros, Kings of. Pyrrhos. 295-272 BC. AE26mm. Diademed head of Zeus Dodonaeus right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠYΡΡOY, thunderbolt within oak wreath. TextImage
Liampi_M18bKings of Macedon, Pyrrhos. AE 16 mm. Struck in Pella. Macedonian shield, with PYR monogram of Pyrrhos at centre / Helmet, beneath which BA - EI divided by monogram; all within oak-wreath. TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Pyrrhos
Search Pyrrhos at CoinArchives.com
Entry for Macedonia, Kings, Pyrrhos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Pyrrus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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