Stater of Kyzikos with head of Hermes above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1554.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 16.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.1302

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hermes to left wearing petasos.
In front, head of caduceus.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.

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. 1453); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund