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Stater of Kyzikos with Aphrodite and Eros above tunny fish

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Obverse: Aphrodite standing full front, head to right, her hair falling over her breast; she wears a necklace and a mantle held about her hips by right hand, and her left arm is clasped by the small nude Eros at her left. Tunny fish no longer visible. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square,...

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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. 1452); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1566.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.02 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins