Stater of Kyzikos with Nike above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1546.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.91 gm.

Accession Number

04.1318

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nike kneeling on left knee to left, aplustre (?) in raised right hand, left hand wrapped in the mantle about her knees.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois Sale (Paris), no. 1377 (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. 1469); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund