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Stater of Kyzikos with infant Dionysos above tunny fish

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Obverse: Dionysos nude, crouching full front, kantharos in right hand, left hand on erect thyrsos with fillets. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, granulated.


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. 1459); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1567.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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