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ID:     775269
Type:     Greek
Region:     Achaian League
City:     Elis
Issuer:     Elis
Date Ruled:     Circa 160-146 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 160-146 BC BC
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     2.40 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse Description:     AX monogram; ΣΩ monogram above and IΣ below; F-A across field; all within wreath. Thunderbolt below.
Mint:     Elis
Primary Reference:     Clerk 234
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 666 (this coin)
Reference3:     SNG Cop 296 var. (lower monogram)
Hoard Name:     Diakofto Hoard
Hoard ID:     IGCH 262
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=89154
Grade:     Near EF.
Notes:     Ex BCD Collection (LHS 96, 8 May 2006), lot 666; 1965 Diakofto Hoard (IGCH 262).