Stater of Kyzikos with infant holding tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
460–400 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1511.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.97 gm.

Accession Number

04.1355

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude boy sitting full front, head to right holding tunny fish by tail to right in right hand and leaning on left arm.
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; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not published as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund