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Hemiobol of Kyzikos with forepart of boar

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Obverse: Forepart of boar jumping to left; beaded line at edge of body. At right, tunny fish head up. Reverse: In incuse square head of lion to left, tongue protruding. In upper left corner, four-rayed star.


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. 991); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, Early 5th century B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1571.


Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.39 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins