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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with Poseidon, dolphin, and tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude Poseidon kneeling to right, chlamys over his left shoulder, a fish in extended right hand, and trident in lowered left hand. Tunny fish to right below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill sail type.


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. 1428); 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. 1516.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.62 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins