1/12 stater of Kyzikos with flying figure holding tunny fish
before 550 B.C.
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1402.
Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.31 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Dolphin-headed winged male form flying to left, an oar(?) in raised right hand, a tunny held by the tail in left hand.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse.
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. 1472); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund