Obol of Kyzikos with forepart of boar
Late Archaic Period
Early 5th century B.C.
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1572.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.79 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of boar jumping to left; beaded line at edge of body.
At right, tunny fish head up.
Reverse: In incuse square head of lion to left, tongue protruding.
Inscription In upper left corner.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund