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Stater of Kyzikos with infant holding tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude boy sitting full front, head to right holding tunny fish by tail to right in right hand and leaning on left arm. 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; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not published as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 460–400 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1511.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.97 gm.

Accession Number

04.1355

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins