1/6 stater of Kyzikos with head of Kabeiros above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
460–400 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1509.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.60 gm.

Accession Number

04.1335

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youthful Kabeiros to left in pointed pilos with laurel wreath.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

1894: Sotheby Sale (Well-known Collector), no. 247 (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. 1487); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund