Hemiobol of Sikyon with dove

Greek
Classical Period
450–431 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1172.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.32 gm.

Accession Number

95.138

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Dove to right, pecking at its foot.
Reverse: Dove flying to right in incuse square.
At right letter above and below. dove’s head.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund