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Stater of Sikyon with Chimaera

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Obverse: Chimaera to right on line, left forepaw raised. Between legs, [inscription]. Reverse: Dove flying to right one wing above, one below. Below tail, [inscription]. Olive wreath border tied at left. (see media screen for inscriptions)


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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 431–400 B.C.


Sikyon, Sikyonia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1178.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.06 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins