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Stater of Kyzikos with Athena above tunny fish

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Obverse: Upper part of helmeted Athena holding aplustre? tunny-fish. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square millsail type granulated.

Provenance

Purchase price: $ 304.15

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 460–400 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1504.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 15.99 gm.

Accession Number

23.564

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins