Stater of Kyzikos with Aphrodite and Eros above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1566.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.02 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Aphrodite standing full front, head to right, her hair falling over her breast; she wears a necklace and a mantle held about her hips by right hand, and her left arm is clasped by the small nude Eros at her left.
Tunny fish no longer visible.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.
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. 1452); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund