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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.

Provenance

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.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.93 gm.

Accession Number

04.1347

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins