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Hemiobol of Sikyon with lion

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Obverse: Lion to left on line, right fore paw raised. Between legs, [inscription]. Reverse: Dove flying to left with taenia in its beak, one wing above, one below. (see media screen for inscription)


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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–431 B.C.


Sikyon, Sikyonia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1173.


Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.41 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins