Classical Numismatics Discussion Members' Gallery
  Welcome Guest. Please login or register.

Members' Gallery Home | Member Collections | Last Added | Last Comments | Most Viewed | Top Rated | My Favorities | Search Galleries
Home > Members' Coin Collection Galleries > n.igma > Peloponnesos

Elis, Olympia, 113th -115th Olympiad ca. 328-320 BC, AR Hemidrachm
Head of the nymph Olympia right.
Eagle standing right with open wings, F in right field.

BCD Olympia 336.10 (this coin) previously unrecorded type. HGC 5, 454 - same obverse die with unrecorded reverse type (reverse variant eagle standing left head reverted, F in left field); Seltman -.
Olympia, Hera mint.

(15 mm, 2.82 g, 6h).
ex- CNG e-Auction 144, 26 July 2006, 108; ex- CNG e-Auction 115, 25 May 2005, 66; ex- BCD collection: Leu Numismatik AG 90, 10 May 2004, 336.10 ; ex- Professor Athanasios Rhousopooulos (1823-1898) Collection.

This is a unique and unrecorded example of the last output of the Hera mint in the Olympia. Although from the same obverse die as HGC 5, 454 the reverse iconography involving a right facing eagle and right field ethnic is unrecorded by Hoover (Handbook of Greek Coinage) or Seltman (Temple Coins).
File information
Album name:n.igma / Peloponnesos
Rating (1 votes): (Details)
File Size:62 KB
Date added:Nov 18, 2014
Dimensions:750 x 379 pixels
Displayed:13 times
Favorites:Add to Favorites