Stater of Kyzikos with kneeling Orestes above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1532.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Orestes bearded kneeling on left knee to left, sword in right hand, left hand on omphalos with taeniae; he wears a chlamys.
Tunny fish to left below.
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. 1488); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund