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BCD 120Olympia, Elis. 105th Olympiad. 360 BC. AR Tritertartemorion or 3/4 Obol (0.65 g, 6h). Head of Zeus right, wearing tainia / F A Λ within the intervals between T T T arranged in a circular pattern.TextFull Size
BCD 179Olympia, Elis. 108th-11th Olympiad. 348-240 BC. AR Obol 11mm, 0.86 g. Head of Hera right / Eagle standing right. BCD Olympia 179 var. (Hera wearing stephane); SNG Cop-; BMC -.TextFull Size
BCD 213 Olympia, Elis AR Hemidrachm. ca 270s-260s BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Thunderbolt within wreath; A-P-I below. TextFull Size
BCD 261 Olympia, Elis. Time of the 132nd-143rd Olympiad. Circa 252-208 BC. AR Drachm. ca 245/0-210 BC. Eagle flying right, carrying hare in talons / Winged thunderbolt. TextFull Size
BCD 306Autonomous coinage of Olympia, Elis. Mid-2nd century BC. AE Half-unit. Laureate head of Zeus right / Winged thunderbolt; E-B C-T across fields; all within wreath. BCD Olympia 306.TextFull Size
BMC 85Olympia, Elis. AR Obol ca 335-348, 0.8 g., 13mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / F-A to left and right of eagle standing left, head right. Seltman, Temple p. 65; BMC Peloponnesus 85.TextFull Size
BMC 91Olympia, Elis. 368 BC, the 103rd Olympiad. Silver drachm (5.90 gm). F-A, head of Hera right, in pendant earring & stephane ornamented with palmettes with H-R-A inscribed between them / Eagle with spread wings standing left, head reverted. Pozzi 1846 (this coin). Jameson 1240 = Seltman pl. xii, 8 (same dies). BMC Peloponnesus 91. TextFull Size
Jameson 2510 Olympia, Elis. Ca. 269-250 BC. Silver stater (12.30 gm). Laureate head of Zeus right / F-A, eagle with closed wings standing right on tail of coiled serpent, control letters A-R (latter retrograde) across field. Jameson 2510 (this coin). Seltman DF/zt (new die combination: obverse of 237/reverse of 238). TextFull Size
McClean 6638 Olympia, Elis AR Hemidrachm. 4th-3rd century BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle perched right on Corinthian column capital. TextFull Size
Schwabacher IV Olympia, Elis AR Drachm. Late 3rd century BC. Eagle right striking down hare running right / Winged thunderbolt. TextFull Size
Seltman 8 Olympia, Greece, AR 1/2 Stater. c 385-365 BC or later. Head of Hera right, hair in stephanos, F-A at sides / Eagle standing left, head turned, dotted border. TextFull Size
Seltman 13Olympia, Elis AR Stater. 468-452 BC. Eagle flying right, clutching dead hare / Nike walking right. Seltman 1921, 13.TextFull Size
Seltman 22 Olympia, Elis AR Hemidrachm. Circa 363-323 BC. Head of Hera left / Eagle standing left; fig leaf & grape cluster behind. TextFull Size
Seltman 30 Olympia, Elis, AR 1/4 Stater. c 323-271 BC. Head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on shield, F A at sides, A at lower right. TextFull Size
Seltman 30v Olympia, Elis AR Hemidrachm. ca 260s-250s BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right, wings closed, on meta. BCD 222, SNG Copenhagen 387. TextFull Size
Seltman 32 Olympia, Elis AR Stater. Circa 460s-450s BC. Eagle flying left, wings spread above, clutching dead hare in its talons / F-A, thunderbolt with wings & volutes. Weber 4005. TextFull Size
Seltman 60 Olympia, Elis AR Stater. Circa 450-440 BC. Eagle flying right, wings spread above & below, clutching dead hare in its talons / F-A, Nike walking left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand. BMC 9. TextFull Size
Seltman 69e Olympia, Elis AR Stater. Time of the 82nd-87th Olympiad, ca 452-432 BC. Eagle flying right, clutching dead hare / Nike walking left. BCD 327.3, SNG Copenhagen 358. TextFull Size
Seltman 71Olympia, Elis, AT Stater. 4th C. BC. FALEI-ON, eagle flying left / F-A, Nike standing right, wings spread. Seltman 1921, 71.TextFull Size
Seltman 80Olympia, Elis. AR stater. 4th c. BC. Sea eagle flying right, hare in its talons / F-A-Λ-E, Nike seated left, holding wreath in outstretched left hand, wings spread. Seltman 80.TextFull Size
Seltman 91Olympia, Elis. AR stater. 4th c. BC. Sea eagle flying right, hare in its talons / F-A, Nike seated right, holding wreath, wings spread. Seltman 91.TextFull Size
Seltman 251 Olympia, Elis AR Stater. Circa 416 BC. Hera mint. Struck during the 91st Olympiad. Head of Hera right, in stephane decorated with palmettes interspersed with the letters H-P-A / F-A across field, fiery thunderbolt interwoven within wreath of olive. BMC 62, SNGCop 381. TextFull Size
Seltman 273 Olympia, Elis AR Stater. 95th Olympiad, ca 400 BC. Hera mint. Head of Hera right, in stephane decorated with palmettes & lilies / F-A across field, fiery thunderbolt interwoven within wreath of olive. BCD 88, Weber 4063. TextFull Size
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Seltman 277a Olympia, Elis AR Stater. Circa 392 BC. Hera mint. Struck during the 97th Olympiad. Head of Hera right, in stephane decorated with palmettes; faint L in right field / F-A, thunderbolt within olive wreath. BMC 57, SNGCop 381. TextFull Size
Seltman 314a Olympia, Elis AR Stater. Circa 352 BC. Hera mint. Struck during the 107th Olympiad. F-A, head of Hera right, in stephane decorated with a palmette & lily / Eagle with open wings standing right within olive wreath. Jameson 1241, BMC 95. TextFull Size
Seltman 344 Olympia, Elis AR Stater. 112th Olympiad, ca 332 BC. Hera mint. Head of Hera right, in stephane / Eagle standing left on oval object; all within olive wreath. BCD 162, SNG Copenhagen 399, McClean 6655, Boston MFA 1219 = Warren 932, Ward 542. TextFull Size
Seltman 346v Olympia, Elis AR Stater. 112th Olympiad, ca 332 BC. Hera mint. Head of Hera right, in stephane / Eagle standing left on oval object; all within olive wreath. BCD 162, SNG Copenhagen 399. TextFull Size
Seltman 366 Olympia, Elis AR Stater. 110th Olympiad, ca 340 BC. Hera mint. Head of Hera left, in stephane / Eagle standing right within olive wreath. BCD 154/155 (obv./rev. dies), SNG Copenhagen 396cf. TextFull Size
SNG Berry 806 Olympia, Elis. Ca. 468 BC. Silver hemidrachm (2.86 gm). Eagle flying right, carrying snake in beak, its body wrapped around eagle's tail / F-A, winged thunderbolt, all in circular incuse. SNG Berry 806 (same obverse die). Cf. SNG Lockett 2388 (same obverse die, but different reverse type). Seltman -. From the first emission of coinage struck for the Olympic Games. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 420Olympia, Elis AR Hemidrachm. Time of the 107th-108th Olympiad, ca 352-348 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on Ionic capital; olive leaf to right. Seltman -, BCD 143-144. TextFull Size
SNGCop 426Olympia, Elis. Circa 235-191 BC. AR Drachm. Eagle right tearing at hare held in its talons / F-A flanking winged thunderbolt. SNG Delepierre 2229; Dewing 1902. TextFull Size
SNGCop 429Olympia, Elis. Circa 271-191 BC. AE 21mm (11.46 gm). Head of Hera wearing decorated stephanos / Eagle standing on thunderbolt. TextFull Size
Wroth NC 1905, 12Olympia, Elis, early 30s BC. AE24 2 Assaria, 9.06 g. Head of Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / Eagle standing right, wings closed, on thunderbolt; monogram to right. Wroth in NC 1905, p. 335, 12, otherwise unpublished.TextFull Size
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RPC 307Hadrian, AE31 of Olympia, Elis, 24.64 g. AD 134. AYTOKΡATωΡ AΔΡIANO, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right / HΛEI, bearded and laureate head of Zeus Phidias right. RPC III 307; SNG Fitz. 3722; Weil 1; Schultz 502; Franke 37; Amandry 19-21.TextFull Size
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Olympia
Entry for Olympia, Elis on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Olympia in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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