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Hemiobol of Sikyon with dove

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Obverse: Dove to right, pecking at its foot. Reverse: Greek inscription. Dove flying to right in incuse square. [see media screen for Greek inscriptions]

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–431 B.C.

Mint

Sikyon, Sikyonia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1172.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.32 gm.

Accession Number

95.138

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins