Stater of Kyzikos with head of Athena above tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1446.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.08 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to left in crested helmet with cheekpieces lowered; dotted hair turned up on neck.
Below, tunny to left.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse.
By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois sale (Paris), no. 1369 (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. 1443); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund