Drachm of Sikyon with dove

Greek
Classical Period
431–400 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1177.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.868

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Dove alighting to left.
Inscription in field.
Reverse: Dove flying to left one wing above, one below.
Above tail: Greek letter.
Olive wreath border tied at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 904); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund