Stater of Kyzikos with griffin above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1437.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.02 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin seated to left with curled wing, mouth open and tongue protruding, right forepaw and tail raised.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type.
By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Subhi Sale, no. 766 (according to Regling but not cited by 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. 1573); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund