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Stater of Kyzikos with youth throwing astragaloi above tunny fish

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Obverse: Youth facing, kneeling and throwing astragaloi, himation around lower body and drawn up over left shoulder and arm. Below, and in front of him, a tunny to right. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, partly granulated.


By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.. April 10, 1958, for $ 990.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 400–330 B.C.


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 150.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 15.85 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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