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ID:     81002242
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ELIS
City:     Olympia
Issuer:     103rd Olympiad
Date Ruled:     368 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 368
Weight:     2.58 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Legend:     F - A
Obverse Description:     Head of Hera right, wearing ornamented stephanos
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing right, head left, wings spread
Mint:     Hera
Primary Reference:     BCD Olympia -
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos -
Reference3:     Seltman, Temple pl. XII, 7 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141261
Grade:     Fine, toned, light porosity
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2242 Very rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS or Leu sales), purchased from F. Kovacs, October 1983.Seltman saw a similarity in style between this coin type and his staters 293-4.