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Achaea. Elis, Elis. Septimius Severus AE18.
Peloponnesus.
Obv. - ΛCEPCEBHP.. Septimius Severus laureate, head rt.
Rev. - HΛEIWΝ Zeus standing rt. holding eagle in left hand and throwing lightning bolt with rt.

The first Olympic festival was organized in Olympia by the authorities of Elis in the 8th century BC, with tradition dating the first games at 776 BC.
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