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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with Herakles and tunny fish

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Obverse: Herakles, in running-kneeling pose to right with club in raised right hand, bow in left. Tunny upright in field, left. Reverse: Mill-sail incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1481); 1911: purchased by MFA for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808) Brett noted: not from Greenwell Coll.

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

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

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1463.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.67 gm.

Accession Number

11.1806

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins