Obol (?) of Sikyon with kneeling Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
431–400 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1175.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.62 gm.

Accession Number

04.866

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude Apollo, kneeling on right knee and supporting himself on right hand. In left hand bow and arrow.
Reverse: Within olive wreath tied at right, Greek letters.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund