Stater of Kyzikos with Apollo seated on swan above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1543.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 15.80 gm.

Accession Number

04.1289

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Apollo seated to left on swan flying to left, a mantle about his knees, and laurel branch in right hand.
(Tunny fish no longer visible).
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated surface.

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. 1439); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund