Title: SIlver didrachm of Elis
WorkType: coins
Identifier: olvwork287640
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SIlver didrachm of Elis
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Title:  SIlver didrachm of Elis
Alternate Title: Coin with head of Zeus (obverse)
Alternate Title: Coin with eagle and serpent (reverse)
Alternate Title: Stater of Olympia
Work Type:  coins
Production:  Elis, Peleponnesos, Greece
Date:  -271--191
Description:  Obverse: Head of Zeus laureate, r Reverse: Eagle with serpent, r; ethnic and monogram
Dimensions:  ca. 12.2 g
Associated Name:  Zeus (Greek deity), subject
Topics:  wreaths; serpents; eagles; gods; didrachms; Olympic games (ancient); coinage; money; inscriptions, Greek; monograms; snakes; stater
Style/Period:  Hellenistic
Nationality/Culture:  Greek
Materials/Techniques:  silver
Note:  Inscription: Reverse: F -- A ; DI (monogram)
Repository:  British Museum, London, England

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Title:  SIlver didrachm of Elis: Eagle with serpent (reverse)
Creator:  Koester, Helmut (1926-), photographer
Associated Name:  Research Team for New Testament and Archaeology (1970-)
Note:  Note-General: 35mm slide
Repository:  Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
Record Identifier: olvwork287640

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