Stater of Kyzikos with kneeling man holding tunny fish

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
500–460 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1487.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 16.15 gm.

Accession Number

04.1349

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude bearded man kneeling on left knee to left, left forearm raised, a tunny fish held up by the tail in right hand.
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. 1502); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund