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ID:     82000539
Type:     Greek
Region:     SIKYONIA
City:     Sikyon
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 335-330 BC BC
Weight:     12.19 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     ΣE
Obverse Description:     Chimaera standing left, right forepaw raised; wreath above (very faint), ΣE below
Reverse Description:     Dove flying left; N below head; all within wreath tied to right
Mint:     Sikyon
Primary Reference:     BCD Peloponnesos 218
Reference2:     SNG Spencer 164 (same obv. die, but earlier state)
Reference3:     BMC 57
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=146995
Grade:     VF, toned, some die wear on obverse.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 539 Ex BCD Collection (not in previous BCD sales); Bourgey (26 October 1981), lot 44.