1/6 stater of Kyzikos with seated Dionysos above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1542.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.1307

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youthful Dionysos seated left, supporting himself on his left elbow, and holding out some object in right hand. About his knees is a mantle.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund