Stater of Kyzikos with head of Zeus Ammon above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
460–400 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1520.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 16.08 gm.

Accession Number

04.1274

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to right with goat’s horn and ear.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill sail type.

Provenance

By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois Collection sale, no. 1368 (according to Regling); 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. 1423); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund