Stater of Kyzikos with Ge above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1534.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Figure of Ge full front from hips up, rising from the earth, her head to left. She wears a girdled chiton, necklace, earring and wreath of grain leaves. In her lowered right hand are two bunches of grapes and one leaf.
Behind her, ears of corn; below, a tunny fish to left.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, surface granulated.
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. 1434); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund