Stater of Kyzikos with youth on dolphin and tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1486.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude youth riding astride dolphin to left, holding a tunny fish by the tail in raised right hand and extending left hand behind.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, surface granulated.
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. 1430); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund