Stater of Kyzikos with forepart of griffin above tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1460.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 15.97 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of griffin to left with curled wing, comb toothed, right forepaw raised, tongue protruding from slightly open mouth.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type.
By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois Sale (Paris), no. 1364 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1575); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund