CYZICUS ( KYZYKOS ) ELECTRUM STATER – ISSUE WITH LION DEVOURING PREY – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED GREEK MYSIA COIN (Inv. 16863)
MYSIA. CYZICUS. Ca. 550-450 BC.
Electrum stater, 15.77 g, 20 mm.
Obv. Forepart of a lion left, devouring his prey, tunny fish swimming upwards at right.
Rev. Quadripartite incuse square.
Von Fritze, Kyzikus, 41; Boston MFA, 1416.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 3/5, Surface 4/5, struck on a neat planchet of triangular form.