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Stater of Kyzikos with youth on dolphin and tunny fish

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Obverse: Nude youth riding astride dolphin to left, holding a tunny fish by the tail in raised right hand and extending left hand behind. Tunny fish to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type, surface 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. 1430); 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. 1486.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 15.89 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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