Mysia, Kyzikos (c. 550-500 BC).
Obverse: Female wild boar standing left, tunny fish below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
(Von Fritze 45, pl. I, 46; Greenwell 136, pl. V, 30).
Good Very Fine. Well centred.
The electrum coinage of Kyzikos features an impressive variety of designs inspired by all manner of gods, goddesses, animals and mythical tales from the ancient world. This piece, depicting a wild boar, appears in two varieties; male and female. This example is the latter, and rarer, of the two.