1/6 stater of Kyzikos with Herakles and tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1463.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.67 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Herakles, in running-kneeling pose to right with club in raised right hand, bow in left.
Tunny upright in field at left.
Reverse: Mill-sail incuse.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1481); 1911:
purchased by MFA for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Brett noted: not from Greenwell Coll.
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund