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Coin of Kyme with head of Amazon Kyme

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Obverse: Head of Amazon Kyme right, hair rolled and bound. Reverse: Horse right, left foreleg raised above vase. Above: KY Below: monogram. In exergue, inscription in Greek. (see media screen for monogram and inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 250–190 B.C.

Mint

Kyme, Aeolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.20 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.778

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins