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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia


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

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The Ancient World


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