Elis, Olympia 87th – 90th Olympiad.

Elis, Olympia 87th – 90th Olympiad.

432 - 420 BC.
Hemidrachm, 11.52g. BCD 58/54
Very rare issue, missing from the BCD collection.

Eagle standing right, wings displayed, holding serpent in beak; Δ-A across lower field; c/m: uncertain design in circular incuse / Winged thunderbolt with volutes within circular incuse.
Seltman, Temple 137 (dies BN/γη); cf.
BCD Olympia 58/54 (for obv./rev. dies);
HGC 5, 341; SNG Copenhagen 365 (same dies); Pozzi 1831 (same dies).
VF, toned, well centered, irregular flan.

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