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Olympia Stater Greece 452-432 BC tin replica coin

tin | 23 mm


Product no.: G13T
Material: tin
Size: 23 mm
5.00 EUR (5.90 USD)

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tin | 23 mm

OBV: Eagle flying holding serpent in talons.
R: Nike seated l. on square base within PS signature.

Olympia a city of ancient Greece in Elis is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times comparable in importance to the Pythian Games held in Delphi. Both games were held every olympiad (i.e. every four years) the Olympic Games dating back at least as far as 776 BC. In 394 emperor Theodosius I abolished them because they were reminiscent of paganism.


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