OLYMPIA – Stadium Krypt

The current remains of the stadium date from 330-320 B.C., with the tribune and seats for the judges. The track in the stadium is 212,54 meters long, and 28,50 wide. The 45.000 spectators that the stadium could hold sat on the ground. During the Hellenistic period, the north-west corner was connected to the sanctuary by the Krypt.The Krypt was the entrance to the stadium of Olympia and was used mainly by the athletes and the Hellanodikaes (the judges). The arched passageway was built during Hellenistic times. It had a stone arched roof with a Corinthian order propylon to the side of the temple.

Release Dates

2004, 2009, 2014

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine with script
  • City: OLYMPIA
  • Country: Greece
  • Available: no
  • Location: OLYMPIA, Greece