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Stater of Kyzikos with Ge above tunny fish

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Obverse: Figure of Ge full front from hips up, rising from the earth, her head to left. She wears a girdled chiton, necklace, earring and wreath of grain leaves. In her lowered right hand are two bunches of grapes and one leaf. Behind her, ears of corn; below, a tunny fish to left. Reverse:...

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Provenance

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. 1434); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 460–400 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1534.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.95 gm.

Accession Number

04.1284

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins