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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with head of Silenos and tunny fish

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Obverse: Satyr face (no neck) full front with horse's ears, hair and beard in beaded lines, tongue protruding. On both sides a tunny fish tail down. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.


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. 1465); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 550–500 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1424.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.66 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins