Mysia, Kyzikos

8,000.00

SKU: 1071 Category: Tags: , , , , , ,

Description

Ca. 500-450 BC. EL stater, 16,1 gr., 16.9 mm.

Obv: griffin seated to the left, right foreleg raised, tongue protruding; below: tunny fish to the left.

Rev: quadripartite incuse square.

Ref: Von Fritze 101; Greenwell 144; Boston MFA 1437 = Warren 1573; BMC -; Gillet -; Gulbenkian -; Jameson -. Ex HessDivo 325, lot 213 (wrongly described as Von Fritze 8).

Very Rare. Nearly extremely fine.

Rare issue, not to be confused with the more common variety of a griffin standing (von Fritze 99).