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Stater of Kyzikos with kneeling man holding tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude bearded man kneeling on left knee to left, left forearm raised, a tunny fish held up by the tail in right hand. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail 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. 1502); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–460 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1487.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 16.15 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins