Stater of Kyzikos with Herakles above tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1481.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.02 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude youthful Herakles kneeling on right knee to right, club in lowered right hand, bow in extended left hand.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 754 (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. 1478); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund