Elis, Olympia AR Drachm, Extremely Fine, 244 - 208 B.C.E.

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ELIS, OLYMPIA AR DRACHM

Elis Hoard group IV, BCD Olympia 258, Extremely Fine, obverse struck with worn die, 19.4mm, 4.83 grams, Struck Circa. 244 - 208 B.C.E.

Obverse: Eagle flying right, holding hare by its back and tearing at it with his beak

Reverse: Thunderbolt, with double volutes above and wings below, F above A to left, A above P to right

Very attractive with lovely subdued old toning, obverse a bit soft, superior reverse.

Ex: Hanberry collection. Purchased from Frank Kovacs in the 1980's to early 90's