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ID:     81002218
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ELIS
City:     Olympia
Issuer:     90th Olympiad
Date Ruled:     420 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 420
Weight:     2.73 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Eagle standing right on dead hare, tearing at it with his beak; c/m to right of geometric pattern
Reverse Description:     Thunderbolt, with wings above and volutes below, within circular incuse
Primary Reference:     BCD Olympia 60 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141237
Grade:     VF, toned, some roughness
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2218 Extremely rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS or Leu sales), purchased from Spink, Spring 1977.