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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with kneeling man and tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude youthful Herakles kneeling to right on right knee, club in lowered right hand, lion's skin on extended left arm. Tunny fish to right below. 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. 1483); 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. 1518.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.66 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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