Stater of Kyzikos with head of nymph above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1508.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 15.99 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of a nymph to right with earring, the hair in a sakkos ornamented with zigzag lines and tassel.
Countermark in oblong depression stamped before chin.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall), no. 759 (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. 1501); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund