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Peloponnesos, Greece

Olympia, Elis, Peloponnesos, Greece, c. 330 - 256 B.C.

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Olympia, an ancient Greek sanctuary in Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula, was the site of the Olympic Games every four years from the 8th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D. In 394 A.D., the Roman emperor Theodosius I abolished the games because they honored the pagan gods of ancient Greece.
GB85874. Bronze tetrachalkon, BCD Olympia 273; BCD Peloponnesos 654; BMC Peloponnesus p. 71, 116; SNG Cop 433; HGC 5 518 (R1), VF, nice green patina, inscriptions weak, corrosion, weight 4.669 g, maximum diameter 19.2 mm, die axis 270o, Olympia mint, c. 330 - 256 B.C.; obverse laureate head of Zeus right; reverse horse galloping right, F A above, ΠYP (magistrate) below; ex BCD with his tag noting, "Ex Prof. James Brindley Coll., Sotheby's, 1st Oct. 1987, lot 794 (part), the lot for £1150+15.5%."; rare; $175.00 SALE PRICE $158.00
 


Achaean League, Pallantion, Achaia, Peloponnesos, Greece, c. 88 - 30 B.C.

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GS85328. Silver triobol or hemidrachm, Benner p. 86, 4; BMC Peloponnesus 124; BCD Peloponnesos 1593.2; McClean 6507; Clerk 219; SNG Cop 290; Hunterian 26; Dewing 1851; HGC 5 969 (R1), aVF, weight 2.085 g, maximum diameter 14.9 mm, die axis 225o, Pallantion (near Tripoli, Arcadia, Greece) mint, c. 88 - 30 B.C.; obverse laureate head of Zeus left; reverse large Achaian League (AX) monogram, Π-A-Λ clockwise from left side, YE monogram and trident head upward below, all within laurel wreath; $140.00 SALE PRICE $126.00
 


Alea, Arkadia, Peloponnesos, Greece, c. 390 - 370 B.C.

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Alea is on the side of a small valley in eastern Arcadia, approximately 3 km east of the modern village that bears its name. It was probably a member of the Peloponnesian League and certainly later in the Arkadian and Achaian Leagues. The site is unexcavated and almost nothing is known of the ancient city.
GB85878. Bronze chalkous, BCD Peloponnesos 1347, Traité III 949, HGC 5 809 (R1), SNG Cop -, BMC Peloponnesus -, VF, over cleaned, tight flan, weight 2.292 g, maximum diameter 12.9 mm, die axis 45o, Alea mint, c. 390 - 370 B.C.; obverse head of Artemis right; reverse double convex bow, string downward and loose, AΛ below; ex BCD with his round tag; rare; $90.00 SALE PRICE $81.00 ON RESERVE







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