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ID:     82000531
Type:     Greek
Region:     SIKYONIA
City:     Sikyon
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 431-400 BC BC
Weight:     11.88 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     ΣE
Obverse Description:     Chimaera standing right on groundline; ΣE below
Reverse Legend:     A-E
Reverse Description:     Dove flying right; A below tail, E below head; all within wreath tied to left
Mint:     Sikyon
Primary Reference:     BCD Peloponnesos 197.4 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=146987
Grade:     VF, toned, slight granularity on obverse, some porosity on reverse, light graffito (NIA?) in exergue on obverse.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 531 Ex BCD Collection (not in previous BCD sales); 1966 Argos hoard (IGCH 130).