A coin? with a bird on obverse and a wreath on reverse...

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by monetarium, Apr 15, 2020.

  1. monetarium

    monetarium Member

    Have seen anything like this one? Its size is about the same of a dime and I assume is made of copper. IMG-6464.JPG IMG-6465.JPG
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  3. Pavlos

    Pavlos You pick out the big men. I'll make them brave!

    From Sikyon.
    I cannot read inside the wreath or any Magistrates name, but probably this or a variety of it.

    Mine with the dove flying the other direction:
    Sikyonia, Sikyon. Æ Chalkous (Circa 250-200 B.C.)
    Dove flying right.
    Reverse: ΣI within wreath tying above.
    Reference: Warren, Bronze 4C.7β; BCD Peloponnesos 317.12-3.
    2.05g; 11mm
    Ex. BCD collection.
  4. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Sikyon, the wreath probably one contained Greek letters SI. Reverse top is at 8 o'clock.

    Too late to beat Pavlos. I don't have an AE but they also come in silver.
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  5. monetarium

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    Thank you all!!
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