Olympia, Silver Stater

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Elis, Olympia. Silver Stater, 78th-82nd Olympiad, (c. 460s-450s BC). Obverse: Eagle left, grasping a hare by the belly and tearing at it with its beak. Multiple countermarks. Reverse: Vertical thunderbolt,…
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Description

Elis, Olympia.

Silver Stater, 78th-82nd Olympiad, (c. 460s-450s BC).

Obverse: Eagle left, grasping a hare by the belly and tearing at it with its beak. Multiple countermarks.
Reverse: Vertical thunderbolt, wings above and volutes below, F-A across fields.

(Seltman 32c (dies W/αδ); BCD Olympia 20 (same dies); SNG Berry 810; HGC 5, 292).

Very Fine. Very Rare.

11.78g.

This coin was part of the Vaskola Collection, and was exhibited at the Numismatic Museum of Athens in 2019.

Specification

Period c. 460 - 450 BC
Date 78th - 82nd Olympiads.
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Stater

Coin Ruler

Olympia

Country

Mainland Greece and the Islands

Coin House

Elis

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Olympia

References Seltman 32c (dies W/αδ); BCD Olympia 20 (same dies); SNG Berry 810; HGC 5, 292.
Weight 11.78 g

Provenance

This coin was part of the Vaskola Collection, and was exhibited at the Numismatic Museum of Athens in 2019.

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