Stater of Kyzikos with horseman behind horse above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1556.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm.

Accession Number

04.1361

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse walking to right; behind it a bearded man to right, head bowed, holding the reins in right hand and touching with right foot the left fore-foot of horse; he wears a chlamys.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund