1/12 stater of Kyzikos with crab holding head of tunny fish
Before 550 B.C.
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1408.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 1.35 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Crab holding head of fish in its jaws.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1582); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund