Stater of Kyzikos with two heads of tunny fish above third tunny fish
Before 550 B.C.
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1393.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 16.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Heads of two tunny-fish facing left and right, back to back, above whole tunny-fish right.
Reverse: Irregular incuse.
By date unknown: Collection of Vicomte de Sartiges (Paris); by 1939: with Dr. Jacob Hirsch (according to a letter from A. B. Brett, Hirsch had bought the de Sartiges collection); purchased by MFA from Dr. Jacob Hirsch, March 9, 1939 for $ 185.00
John Michael Rodocanachi Fund