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Stater of Sikyon with Chimaera

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Obverse: Chimaera to left on line, right forepaw raised. At left, above, a wreath. Reverse: Dove flying to right one wing above, one below. Above tail, A below it [inscription]. Olive wreath border tied at left. (see media screen for Greek 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. 902); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 350–340 B.C.


Sikyon, Sikyonia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1179.


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins