Stater of Kyzikos with Dionysos seated on panther above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1568.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.50 gm.

Accession Number

31.966

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youthful Dionysos riding on a panther to left, thyrsos in left hand.
Tunny fish below as ground line.
Reverse: Quadripartite, mill-sail incuse square, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Jacob Hirsch, Suite 1209, 30 West 54th Street, New York, N.Y.; December 3, 1931: purchased by MFA from Jacob Hirsch for $ 1700-

Credit Line

Percival S. Howe Fund and William Alfred Paine Fund