Bruttium, Brettii AE Reduced Uncia c. 215-205 B.C. ~ Very Good+

Obv. Laurreate head of Zeus right.

Rev. BΡETTIΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt.

23mm / 7.83 g.

The Brettii were an indigenous Italian people who emerged in southern Italy in the mid-fourth century BC. Ancient authors describe them as a group of revolted slaves and miscellaneous fugitives who came together after seeking refuge in the rugged mountains of the area.

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