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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with head of Kabeiros above tunny fish

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Obverse: Head of youthful Kabeiros to left in pointed pilos with laurel wreath. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.


1894: Sotheby Sale (Well-known Collector), no. 247 (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. 1487); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 460–400 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1509.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.60 gm.

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The Ancient World


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