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Stater of Kyzikos with Dionysos seated on panther above tunny fish

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Obverse: Youthful Dionysos riding on a panther. Tunny fish as ground line. Reverse: Quadripartite, mill-sail incuse square, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Jacob Hirsch, Suite 1209, 30 West 54th Street, New York, N.Y.; December 3, 1931: purchased by MFA from Jacob Hirsch for $ 1700-

Credit Line

Percival S. Howe Fund and William Alfred Paine Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1568.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.50 gm.

Accession Number

31.966

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins