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475065. Sold For $4500

ELIS, Olympia. 78th-80th Olympiad. 468-460 BC. AR Stater (19.5mm, 11.80 g, 10h). Eagle flying left, wings spread above and below, grasping serpent in its beak and talons / Vertical thunderbolt with wings above and volutes below; A (F retrograde?) flanking; all within incuse circle. Seltman, Temple –; BCD Olympia 5–6 var. (ethnic); HGC 5, 288. VF, toned, light cleaning marks, slightly off center on reverse. Very rare.

Ex Cederlind 162 (21 December 2011), lot 50; Classical Numismatic Group 53 (15 March 2000), lot 405; Münzen und Medaillen AG 88 (17 May 1999), lot 192.