1/6 stater of Kyzikos with forepart of dog and tunny fish

Greek
Archaic Period
550–500 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1418.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.67 gm.

Accession Number

04.1411

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of dog crouching to left, head to right, right forepaw raised. Beaded line at edge of body.
Tunny fish at right head up.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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. 1567); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund