OLYMPIA hemidrachm circa 323-271 BC

$450.00

ELIS, OLYMPIA, hemidrachm, no date (circa 323-271 BC), Obverse: laureate head of Zeus R, Reverse: eagle standing R between Φ – A, club(?) below R, silver, 15mm, 2.67g, SG2895, F-VF

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Olympia is a town in the Elis region of Peloponnesse in southwestern Greece. The Olympic games were held there.

Ancient Coins includes Greek and Roman coins and those of neighbors and successors, geographically from Morocco and Spain all the way to Afghanistan. Date ranges for these begin with the world’s earliest coins of the 8th century BC to, in an extreme case, the end of Byzantine Empire, 1453 AD.