Stater of Kyzikos with kneeling Apollo above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1519.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude Apollo kneeling right on right knee, wreathed, with bow in left hand, watching effect of a shot; his right arm hangs down his side.
Below: tunny to right.
Reverse: Mill-sail incuse, granulated.
By date unknown: Ferdinand Bompois Collection; auction of the Ferdinand Bompois Collection, l'Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, Rue Drouot 5, Paris, January 16-21, 1882, lot 1372 (pl. 5); 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. 1437); received by MFA in exchange for another coin, September 8, 1904
Catharine Page Perkins Fund