- ID: 196

    Submitter: Federico Pastrone

    Added: 1998-01-04

    MYSIA. Cyzicus (?).

    Electrum Stater.
    Av.: Female head to r. wearing corn wreath.
    Rv.: Quadripartite incuse square.
    16,07 g.

    BoC: 17/2, 1992/3, p.17.

    FAKE – This curiosity is surely intended to be a stater of Cyzicus despite the absence of the tunny fish. The obverse copies Arethusa heads as are found on Syracusan bronzes (see SNG ANS 526-529) and gold drachms struck by Hiketas (as SNG ANS 776-781).

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