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Coin of Cyzicus with head of Kore

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Obverse: Head of Kore, wearing corn wreath, all within wreath of corn. Reverse: Caduceus topped by crescent. Tunny below. Head of Gorgon in middle. Shaft of caduceus is a club. Monogram in right field. Laurel wreath around. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription...

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Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 1st–early 2nd century A.D.

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.41 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1331

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins