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Stater of Kyzikos with lion above tunny fish

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Obverse: Lion with large mane crouching to left, tongue protruding, right forepaw slightly raised, tail down. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type.


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. 1527); 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. 1475.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 16.04 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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