Drachm of Sikyon with Chimaera

Greek
Classical Period
431–400 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1176.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.79 gm.

Accession Number

97.406

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chimaera, profile to left.
Inscription in Greek below the body.
Reverse: Dove flying profile to left in an olive-wreath.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund