Stater of Sikyon with Chimaera

Greek
Classical Period
431–400 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1174.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.867

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chimaera to left on line, right forepaw raised.
Inscription between legs.
Reverse: Dove flying to left one wing above, one below.
Olive wreath border tied at right.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund