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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with lion above tunny fish

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Obverse: Lion with large mane standing to left, tail up, head turned to show the top, and forepaws as if holding prey. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Fourpart square incuse.


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. 1531); 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. 1443.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.66 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins