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1/12 stater of Kyzikos with head of tunny fish above second tunny fish

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Obverse: Tunny fish; head of fish to right above. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.


By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 707 (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. 1586); 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. 1392.


Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.33 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins