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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with seated Dionysos above tunny fish

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Obverse: Youthful Dionysos seated left, supporting himself on his left elbow, and holding out some object in right hand. About his knees is a mantle. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1542.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins