1/6 stater of Kyzikos with winged monster holding tunny fish

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
500–460 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1459.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm.

Accession Number

20.1627

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude winged male monster with lion’s head holding up tunny fish.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square; millsail type.

Provenance

Purchased of P.N. Papas for $50.00

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund