Stater of Kyzikos with griffin above tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1455.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.02 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin standing to left with curled wing, mouth open, tail and right forepaw raised.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type.
By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois Sale (Paris), no. 1365 (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. 1572); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund