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Lot 68

Estimate: 7'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'000 CHF Price realized: 15'000 CHF
Elis, Olympia. Stater signed by DA..., circa 408 BC, the 93rd Olympiad, AR 11.53 g. Head of eagle l., beneath, white poplar leaf inscribed ΔΑ. Rev. F – A winged thunderbolt; all within wreath. Seltman, Olympia 149b (this coin). Traité pl. 231, 2 = Jameson 1231 (these dies). Kraay-Hirmer pl. 157, 500. BCD Olympia –.
Rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. Struck on a very broad flan
and exceptionally complete for the issue. Lovely old cabinet tone,
two counter marks on obverse, otherwise good very fine
Ex Sambon 14 March 1923, Picard, 467 and Leu-M&M 3-4 December 1985, Niggeler, 318 sales.

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