1/12 stater of Kyzikos with head of tunny fish above second tunny fish

Greek
Archaic Period
Before 550 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1392.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.33 gm.

Accession Number

04.1430

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tunny fish; head of fish to right above.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 707 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1586); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund