Stater of Kyzikos with Dionysos and tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1541.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.06 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Youthful Dionysos seated to left, supporting himself on left elbow, and holding out kantharos in right hand; on the seat is a panther skin, about his knees is a mantle, by the neck is the end of a fillet, and before his knees the upper end of a thyrsos (?).
Tunny fish to left below.
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. 1457); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund