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1/6 stater of Kyzikos with winged monster holding tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude winged male monster with lion's head holding up tunny fish. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square; millsail type.

Provenance

Purchased of P.N. Papas for $50.00

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–460 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1459.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm.

Accession Number

20.1627

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins