Stater of Kyzikos with head of Herakles above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1526.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right in lion’s skin.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Moore Collection; 1889: Sotheby Sale of Moore Collection, no. 348 (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. 1474): September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund