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ID:     81002048
Type:     Greek
Region:     SIKYONIA
City:     Sikyon
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 450-425 BC BC
Weight:     2.86 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Chimaera standing left; below, letter san oriented vertically
Reverse Description:     Dove flying right; inverted letter san to upper right, inverted T to lower right; all within incuse square
Mint:     Sikyon
Primary Reference:     BCD Peloponnesos 163
Reference2:     BMC 3/4
Reference3:     SNG Cop 20
Reference4:     Warren, 2000, 3
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141067
Grade:     VF, toned, minor porosity, light scratches under tone
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2048 Extremely rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale).