Obol of Sikyon with dove

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


Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1181.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.

Accession Number

01.5479

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Dove alighting to right.
Greek inscriptions above and below.
Reverse: Dove flying to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund