Stater of Kyzikos with conjoined heads of lion and ram above tunny fish
about 500–450 B.C.
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1422.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 16.12 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Double head; to left a lion with mouth open, tongue protruding; to right a ram.
Tunny fish to left below.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.
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. 1543); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund