Hemidrachm of Sikyon with Chimaera

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
400–300 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1182.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.72 gm.

Accession Number

18.11

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chimaera to right on line, left forepaw raised.
Inscription in Greek below body.
Reverse: Dove flying to left, one wing above, one below; three dots in field at left.

NB: 2013 photo shows
Chimaera to left with right forepaw raised.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Ropes