Stater of Kyzikos with head of Dionysos above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1529.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Dionysos to right, about his hair a broad fillet with ivy leaves above and below.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1884: Bompois Sale (Paris), no. 1367 (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. 1455); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund