Stater of Sikyon with Chimaera

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 350–340 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1179.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm.

Accession Number

04.865

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chimaera to left on line, right forepaw raised.
In field above, a wreath.
Reverse: Within olive wreath dove flying to right one wing above, one below.
Letter above and below tail.
Olive wreath border tied at left.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund