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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with forepart of winged lioness and tunny fish

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Obverse: Forepart of lioness to left with curled wings, right forepaw raised. beaded line at edge of body. At left tunny fish. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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. 1542); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 550–500 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1438.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.

Accession Number

04.1386

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins