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Drachm of Sikyon with dove

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Obverse: Dove alighting to left. In field, [inscription]. Reverse: Dove flying to left one wing above, one below. Olive wreath border tied at right. Above tail, E. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 431–400 B.C.

Mint

Sikyon, Sikyonia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1177.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.868

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins