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Tetradrachm of Kyme with head of Kyme

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Obverse: Head of the Amazon Kyme to right, with hair caught in a knot behind and bound by a fillet. She wears neither earing nor necklace. Reverse: Within a laurel wreath [inscription]. A long-legged horse, bridled, standing to right, with left forefoot raised. Plain exergual line, on which, in...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 190 B.C.


Kyme, Aeolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1651.


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.23 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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