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Stater of Kyzikos with horse and rider above tunny fish

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Obverse: Horseman riding to right, wearing petasos and chlamys. Below, tunny to right. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: with H. H. Kricheldorf, Bolzstrasse 4, Am Schlossplatz, Stuttgart, Germany; purchased by MFA from H. H. Kricheldorf, December 11, 1958, for $ 1,400.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 151.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 15.91 gm.

Accession Number

58.1184

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins