Lokris Opuntia stater
Lokris Opuntia
AR stater 12.2022 gm 22.5 mm
382-336 BC
1. Jenkens, G. K. and M. Castro Hipólito. 1989. A Catalogue of The Calouste Gulbenkian Collection of Greek Coins. Part II Greece to East Page 37 #491 and Plate LI #491. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
2. Wartenberg, Ute. 1997. The Alexander-Eagle hoard: Thessaly 1992. In The Numismatic Chronicle. Page 185 #6 and Plate 35 #6. London: The Royal Numismatic Society.
Persephone head to the left, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace.
Ajax, naked, advancing to right, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet; his feet on a rough groundline; in his right hand, a short sword, on his left arm a shield decorated with a palmette and a griffin, below an eight-pointed star, below that a broken spear.