Reverse: Zeus, nude, advancing to the right, brandishing thunderbolt and h...

Obverse: Eagle flying profile to the left, holding snake; three countermar...

Collection: Arthur S. Dewing Collection
Context: Elis
Material: Silver
Denomination: Stater
Actual Weight: 11.67
Die Axis: 45 degrees
Date: ca. 471 BC - ca. 422 BC
Region: Elis
Period: Classical


Obverse Type: Zeus, nude, advancing to the right, brandishing thunderbolt and holding eagle

Collection History:

Acq. 1947.

Commentary: Seltman 37. For a discussion of the reverse type see W. Schwabacher, "Olympische Blitzschwinger," Antike Kunst 1962, pp. 9-17, pl. 7, 5.