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Stater of Kyzikos with Dionysos and tunny fish

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Obverse: Youthful Dionysos seated to left, supporting himself on left elbow, and holding out kantharos in right hand; on the seat is a panther skin, about his knees is a mantle, by the neck is the end of a fillet, and before his knees the upper end of a thyrsos (?). Tunny fish to left below....

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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. 1457); 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. 1541.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.06 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins