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ID:     79000274
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ELIS
City:     Olympia
Issuer:     93rd Olympiad
Date Ruled:     408 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 408
Weight:     11.63 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Legend:     H-P-A
Obverse Description:     Head of Hera right, wearing stephanos adorned with four palmettes, three tendrils, and H-P-A
Reverse Legend:     F - A
Reverse Description:     Flaming thunderbolt within olive wreath
Mint:     Hera
Primary Reference:     Seltman, Temple - (dies -/ΗΝ [unlisted obv. die])
Reference2:     cf. BCD Olympia 88
Reference3:     SNG Cop 380 (same rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=126785
Grade:     VF, toned, minor die breaks on obverse.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 274 Ex Malter 55 (7 November 1993), lot 185.Although this obverse die is not listed in Seltman or the KatochÉ hoard (NC 1951), reverse die ΗΝ is only known paired with die BG, which was struck only for the 93rd Olympiad (see KatochÉ hoard, p. 52).