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1/12 stater of Kyzikos with kneeling man holding tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude bearded man kneeling on left knee to left, left forearm raised, a tunny fish held up by the tail in right hand. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–460 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1489.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.31 gm.

Accession Number

04.1351

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins