Stater of Kyzikos with head of a bear holding a tunny fish upwards

Greek
Archaic Period
Before 550 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1406.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.12 gm.

Accession Number

04.1406

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of a bear to right holding a tunny upwards in its mouth.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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. 1562); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund