Stater of Kyzikos with sphinx above tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1450.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.15 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Sphinx crouching to left, curled wings, right forepaw raised. A fillet confines the hair (beaded lines) and a flower springs from the top of her head.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse.
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. 1522); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund