Stater of Kyzikos with winged dog above tunny fish

Greek
Archaic Period
550–500 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1433.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.16 gm.

Accession Number

04.1412

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Dog with curled wings crouching on hind legs to left, head to right
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

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. 1568); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund