Stater of Kyzikos with Apollo seated on lion-griffin above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1545.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 15.99 gm.

Accession Number

04.1288

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Apollo seated to left on lion-griffin flying to right, a mantle about his knee, and a laurel branch in right hand.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, surface granulated.

Provenance

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. 1438); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund