Stater of Kyzikos with Helios and foreparts of horses above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1515.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.02 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helios radiate, kneeling to right between two horses.
Below, a tunny-fish to right.
Reverse: Incuse square of mill-sail pattern.
By date unknown: Montagu Collection; 1896: Cat. Sotheby, Montagu, no. 498 (according to Brett catalogue entry); date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund