User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Stater of Kyzikos with head of Zeus Ammon above tunny fish

Start collecting

Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to left of full front, with goat's horn and ear. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, surface 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 Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1559.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 15.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.1276

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins