CYZICUS ( KYZIKOS ) ELECTRUM HECTE – MYTHOLOGICAL SUBMECT OF PERSEUS HOLDING HEAD OF MEDUSA – FINE NGC GRADED GREEK MYSIA COIN (Inv. 14789)
MYSIA. CYZICUS (KYZIKOS) . Ca. 450-350 BC.
Electrum Hecte ( Hekte ), 2.59 g., 10 mm.
Obv. Perseus kneeling right, turning his head, as he holds the harpa and decapitated head of the Medusa in his hands.
Rev. Quadripartite incuse square.
Von Fritze 162.
NGC graded FINE, Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5, a seldom encountered mythological type.