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Stater of Kyzikos with conjoined heads of lion and ram above tunny fish

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Obverse: Double head; to left a lion with mouth open, tongue protruding; to right a ram. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.


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. 1543); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 500–450 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1422.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 16.12 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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