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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with running winged female

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Obverse: Winged female figure running to left, head turned back and holding a tunny in the right hand. Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail incuse.

Provenance

By 1955: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Hugo Weissmann, May 12, 1955, for $ 200.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Archaic Period, about 550–500 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 146.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.5 mm. Weight: 2.62 gm.

Accession Number

55.364

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins