Hemiobol of Sikyon with dove

Greek
Classical Period
450–431 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1170.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.41 gm.

Accession Number

04.861

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Dove walking to right, wings closed.
Reverse: In incuse square a dove flying to right one wing above one below.
Monogram above and Greek letter below.

(Note the monogram is poised incorrectly in this record.)

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. 896); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund