Stater of Kyzikos with head of lion above tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1473.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.09 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head and forepaws of lion full front.
Tunny fish below to left.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type.
By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 1044 (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. 1536); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund