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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.


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.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.97 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins