CYZICUS ( KYZYKOS ) ELECTRUM HECTE – ISSUE WITH HEAD OF LIONESS – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK MYSIA COIN (Inv. 16347)
MYSIA. CYZICUS ( KYZIKOS ). Ca. 550-450 BC
Electrum hecte (hekte), 2.68 g, 11 mm
Obv. Head of roaring lioness left, tunny fish swimming upwards at right.
Rev. Quadripartite incuse square.
Von Fritze I 39; Greenwell 115; Boston MFA 1415 = Warren 1539
Ex CNG Electronic Auction 324, 4/9/2014, lot 86.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, beautifully centered specimen of this famous type seen more often on the larger, stater denomination.