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    Olympic Rarity

    ELIS. Olympia. Ca. 448-432 BC. AR stater (23mm, 11.71 gm, 2h). Struck for the 87th Olympiad (432 BC). F - A, eagle with spread wings standing left, clutching writhing serpent in beak / F - A, Nike seated right on cippus, holding scepter in right hand, all within incuse square. Seltman Series XII, 125. HGC 5, 334 (same dies). Extremely rare and seldom offered! Several obverse countermarks around periphery, still quite presentable. NGC Fine 5/5 - 2/5, countermarks.

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    September, 2016
    8th-13th Thursday-Tuesday
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