1/6 stater of Kyzikos with forepart of sphinx above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1428.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.60 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of standing sphinx to left, curled wing raised, stephane in hair, right forepaw raised.
Tunny fish below to the left.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.
By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 762 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund