Sikyonia, Sikyon

$1,950.00

Silver Stater (11.9 grams).

Chimaira- A monster slain by Bellerophon, which had the forepart of a lion, the middle part of a she-goat (with her head riding from its back), and the tail of a serpent.

Bellerophon- A legendary prince of Corinth, celebrated for his taming of the winged horse Pegasus and killing of Chimaira.

***Planchet crystallized

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Description

Silver Stater (11.9 grams).

Chimaira- A monster slain by Bellerophon, which had the forepart of a lion, the middle part of a she-goat (with her head riding from its back), and the tail of a serpent.

Bellerophon- A legendary prince of Corinth, celebrated for his taming of the winged horse Pegasus and killing of Chimaira.

***Planchet crystallized

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

335 – 330 B.C.

Obverse

Chimaira standing left, raising forepaw; wreath above, EE below.

Reverse

Dove flying left; I to left; all within wreath.