Stater of Kyzikos with head of goat and tunny fish

Greek
Archaic Period
550–500 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1421.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm.

Accession Number

04.1404

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of goat to left with large beard; beaded line at edge of neck.
Tunny fish diagonally head up at left.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type

Provenance

By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois Sale (Paris), no. 1361 (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. 1560); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund