Stater of Kyzikos with kneeling male figure holding tunny fish

Greek
Archaic Period
Before 550 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1401.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 16.16 gm.

Accession Number

04.1322

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude winged male form kneeling on left knee to left, right hand raised, a tunny fish held by the tail in extended left hand. He wears a pilos.
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 (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1473); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund