Stater of Kyzikos with Pegasos above tunny fish

Greek
Classical Period
460–400 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1537.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.06 gm.

Accession Number

04.1392

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, straight wings raised, prancing to right.
Tunny fish to right below.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square, millsail type.

Provenance

By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois Sale (Paris), no. 1363 (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. 1548); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund