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Stater of Kyzikos with head of Attis above tunny fish

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Obverse: Head of Attis unbearded to right in Phrygian cap of which the bottom appears under his chin, and with neck band. Tunny fish to right below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.

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. 1470); 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. 1522.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.1319

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins