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Stater of Kyzikos with Herakles and Iphikles

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Obverse: Child Herakles at left kneeling on both knees to left strangling serpents with both hands; child Iphikles at right on ground supporting himself to right on left arm, right hand outstretched as if in supplication. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail...

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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. 1477); 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. 1531.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 16.02 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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