Stater of Kyzikos with youth throwing astragaloi above tunny fish
about 400–330 B.C.
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 150.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.85 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour