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Stater of Kyzikos with horseman behind horse above tunny fish

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Obverse: Horse walking to right; behind it a bearded man to right, head bowed, holding the reins in right hand and touching with right foot the left fore-foot of horse; he wears a chlamys. 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; 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. 1556.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm.

Accession Number

04.1361

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins