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
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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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