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Stater of Kyzikos with Apollo seated on swan above tunny fish

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Obverse: Apollo seated to left on swan flying to left, a mantle about his knees, and laurel branch in right hand. (Tunny fish no longer visible). Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated surface.


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. 1439); 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. 1543.


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 15.80 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins