Stater of Kyzikos with Ge holding Erichthonios above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1500.
Diameter: 20 mm; weight: 16.04 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Figure of woman to right (only shown from hips up) holding out a naked boy to right with band about his breast and hands outstretched (Ge and Ericthonios). She wears chiton with overfold and her hair is in a sphendone.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois sale (Paris), no. 1378 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1449); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund