Hemiobol of Sikyon with lion

Greek
Classical Period
450–431 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1173.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.41 gm.

Accession Number

04.863

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion to left on line, right fore paw raised.
Inscription between legs.
Reverse: Dove flying to left with taenia in its beak, one wing above, one below.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund