Stater of Kyzikos with kneeling youth and tunny fish
Late Archaic to Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1483.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.85 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude youth kneeling on left knee to left, a crested Corinthian helmet in right hand before him, a scabbard with sword in lowered left hand behind.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 745 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1509); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund