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Stater of Kyzikos with hoplite runner and tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude, youthful warrior, bending to right, his right arm extended in front of him, feet close together. [Hoplitodromos?] He wears a crested Corinthian helmet, and carries a round shield on his left arm. In front of him a tunny, head down. Reverse: Incuse square of the mill-sail pattern.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 460–400 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1497.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.11 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins