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Lot # 50 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$1600 / Price Realized: US$1250
Elis, Olympia. 1/8 Obol
Elis, Olympia. c. 460s BC. 1/8 Obol, 0.90g. (9h). Obv: Eagle flying left, snake entwined round body and held in beak. Rx: F - A across field, Winged thunderbolt. BCD 15. Pozzi 1819. Extremely rare, finest known. There are very few early Olympic issues, this was struck the second year of Olympic coins. It is beautifully done and as struck, Mint State.
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