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ID:     81002072
Type:     Greek
Region:     SIKYONIA
City:     Sikyon
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 370-360/50 BC BC
Weight:     11.81 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     Σ
Obverse Description:     Chimaera standing left, raising right forepaw; Σ-[E] above and below forepaws; on ground line, archer crouching left, drawing bow
Reverse Description:     Dove flying left; AΠ above tail; all within wreath tied to the right and with branch ends entwined on the left
Mint:     Sikyon
Primary Reference:     BCD Peloponnesos 213 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141091
Grade:     VF, toned, slight granularity, a few light scratches under tone on obverse
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2072 Rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale); J.S. Wilkinson Collection (Malter XLIX, 15 November 1992), lot 611.