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1/12 stater of Kyzikos with flying figure holding tunny fish

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Obverse: Dolphin-headed winged male form flying to left, an oar(?) in raised right hand, a tunny held by the tail in left hand. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse.


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. 1472); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, before 550 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1402.


Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.31 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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