Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Protomé de sanglier bondissant à gauche ; derrière, un thon, timbré d’une H sur l’encolure.
Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Tête de lion, la gueule béante dans un carré creux.
Mysia - Cyzicus
(Sixth - fifth century BC)
Cyzicus, a colony of Miletus founded in the eighth century BC, is located on the Propontis on the Arktonnesos island. Its political and economic situation was predominant between the Euxine and Aegean controlling the Propontis at the mouth of the Hellespont. Coinage began in the late seventh century BC An important electrum coinage was struck between 600 and 330 BC with tuna as a symbol.