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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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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.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.95 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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