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Arkadia, Arkadian League, Kleitor, ca. 460-450 BC. AR Hemidrachm
Zeus Lykaios seated right, holding scepter and thunderbolt; [eagle flying right from his arm].
ARKA-ΔIKON Head of Kallisto right, wearing tainia, within incuse square.

Williams, Confederate, period III, - (O111/R97 [unlisted combination]); HGC 5, -; BCD Peloponnesos -; SNG Copenhagen 173 (same obv. die); Gans FPL 29, no. 7198 (same rev. die). Reverse of fine style. Very rare. Reverse of fine style. Very rare.

(15 mm, 2.88 g, 4h).
Classical Numismatic Group Mail Bid Sale 81, 20 May 2009, 2566; ex- BCD Collection (not in LHS sale), purchased from Davissons, September 1994.

This rare coin is from an unlisted die combination which according to the BCD tag accompanying the coin consists of the obverse die 111 used to strike Williams 163, while the reverse is from reverse die 97 used to strike Williams 157.
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