Stater of Kyzikos with kneeling Silenos above tunny fish
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1506.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.06 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude bearded Silenos kneeling on right knee to right, with horse’s ear and tail, pouring from a large amphora in left hand into kantharos in right hand.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.
By date unknown: Late Collector Collection; 1900: Sotheby Sale (Late Collector), pl. VII, 318 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund