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Stater of Kyzikos with flying eagle above tunny fish

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Obverse: On a raised circle, eagle flying to right, one wing above, one below. Tunny fish at left head down. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1570.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.93 gm.

Accession Number

04.1421

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins