Stater of Kyzikos with Herakles and tunny fish
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1462.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 16.14 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude bearded Herakles kneeling on right knee to right, club raised above his head in right hand, bow and arrows in extended left hand.
At left, tunny fish head up.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.
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. 1480); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund