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Stater of Kyzikos with male head and tunny fish

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Obverse: Bearded male head to right with bald head and luarel crown. (Portrait of Timotheos?) Tunny fish to right below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail type, granulated.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1500: with previous provenance of: Cat. Sotheby, Thomas [1844], no. 1912; Northwick Sale [1859], no. 955; and Paravey Sale [1879], no. 187); July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 390–360 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1561.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.93 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins