CYZICUS ( KYZIKOS ) ELECTRUM STATER – POPULAR ANIMAL REVERSE TYPE WITH A HOUND – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK MYSIA COIN (Inv. 14447)
MYSIA. CYZICUS ( KYZIKOS ). Circa 500-450 BC.
Electrum stater, 16.27 g, 24 mm.
Obv. Hound, wearing collar, standing left, with raised forepaw, tunny below.
Rev. Quadripartite incuse square.
Von Fritze 93; Greenwell 138; Boston MFA 1469 = Warren 1564; SNG France 230
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, a popular and scarce animal type depicting a dog, struck on a very interesting, unusually elongated planchet.