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Stater of Kyzikos with winged animal-headed deity holding tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude, winged, deity with human body, lion's head and tail and curling wings, running left in kneeling-running pose, head to right, jaws open, tongue protruding. A tunny fish held up by the tail in his right hand, left hand on his hip. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, millsail...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; January 2, 1913: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 500–450 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1458.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.98 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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