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    Finest of Three Recorded

    Elis. Olympia. Hera Mint, 105th Olympiad, c. 360 BC. Drachm, 5.78g (9h). Obv: Facing head of nymph Olympia, copying Kimon's Arethusa. Rx: Eagle standing right on Ionic column capital, caduceus behind, FA before, all within olive wreath. Of the three of these that are recorded, the other two are only in VG condition. This is by far the finest known of this significant rarity. VF.

    Ex Nomos I, May 2009, lot 72.

    This is a key rarity in the coinage of Olympia. Only three known; the others are in Paris and the ANS.


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    April, 2011
    14th Thursday
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