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Elis, Olympia, 134th-143rd Olympiad, 244-208 BC, AR Drachm
Eagle flying right, with both wings above its body, grasping hare with talons and tearing at it with beak.
F-A either side of thunderbolt with wings below and volutes above.

Schwabacher NumChron 1939 Group III; BCD Olympia 243 (same dies); HGC 5, 509 (S); Seltman pl. VIII/34. Struck from a worn and rusty obverse die.

(18 mm, 4.73 g, 12h).
Freeman & Sear.
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Jay GT4  [Nov 18, 2014 at 05:47 PM]
Beautiful piece