Stater of Kyzikos with youth throwing astragaloi above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
about 400–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 150.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.85 gm.

Accession Number

58.347

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youth facing, kneeling and throwing astragaloi, himation around lower body and drawn up over left shoulder and arm.
Below, and in front of him, a tunny to right.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, partly granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.. April 10, 1958, for $ 990.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour