Hemidrachm of Sikyon with Chimaera

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
400–300 B.C.


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1180.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.79 gm.

Accession Number

04.869

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chimaera to right on line, left forepaw raised.
Inscription in Greek below body.
Reverse: Dove flying to right one wing above, one below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund