Elis, Olympia, Silver Stater

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Elis, Olympia. Silver Stater, 98th Olympiad (388 BC), Zeus mint. Obverse: Eagle standing left, grasping the back of a ram with talons and tearing at it with its beak, all…
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Description

Elis, Olympia.

Silver Stater, 98th Olympiad (388 BC), Zeus mint.

Obverse: Eagle standing left, grasping the back of a ram with talons and tearing at it with its beak, all on a round shield with raised rim.
Reverse: Thunderbolt with closed wings above and volutes below, F-A (incuse) across fields.

(BMC 37; Kraay-Hirmer 501-2 (these dies); Kunstfreund 155; Seltman 172; BCD Olympia 92 (same dies)).

Good Very Fine. High relief. Very Rare.

11.67g.

Specification

Period388 - 388 BC
Date98th Olympiad (388 BC)
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Stater

Coin Ruler

Olympia

Country

Mainland Greece and the Islands

Coin House

Elis

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Zeus Mint

References(BMC 37; Kraay-Hirmer 501-2 (these dies); Kunstfreund 155; Seltman 172; BCD Olympia 92 (same dies)).
Weight11.67 g

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