Stater of Kyzikos with upper body of winged woman holding tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1448.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 16.18 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of a Harpy (?) erect to left with curled wings, sleeve-chiton, earring, and double bracelet on left arm, raising left hand to chin and holding up tunny fish by the tail in right hand. Triple line, middle one beaded, below body.
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. 1519); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund