Stater of Kyzikos with head of Dionysos above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1558.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Dionysos to left, crowned with ivy leaves and berries; the hair falls loose on the neck.
Tunny fish to left below.
Revers: Quadripartite incuse square; mill sail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Ashburnham Collection; 1895: Sotheby Sale of Ashburnham Collection, pl. IV, 136 (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. 1456); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund