1/12 stater of Kyzikos with Chimaera crouching on tunny fish

Greek
Archaic Period
about 550–500 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 147.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.37 gm.

Accession Number

57.726

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chimaera crouching to left, on a tunny also facing to left.
Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail incuse.

Provenance

By 1957: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA for £ 62/10 from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, December 12, 1957

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour