Stater of Sikyon with Chimaera
Late Classical Period
about 350–340 B.C.
Mint: Sikyonia (Peloponnesos), Sikyon
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1179.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
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.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund