Stater of Sikyon with Chimaera

Greek
Classical Period
about 420 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 103.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.83 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.250

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chimaera standing to left on ground line.
Inscription between legs.
Reverse: Dove flying to left, within olive wreath.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction XIX, June 5-6, 1959, lot 432); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 275.-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour