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Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira

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Obverse: Head of Kora Soteira to left, wearing wreath of wheat, pendant earring, plain necklace with a single pendant in front, and veil. [Greek inscription]. Reverse: Lion's head to left, with protruding tongue. Line of dots at back of head; below, tunny to left. [Greek inscription]. [see...

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Provenance

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, Classical Period, 389–330 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1574.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 14.88 gm.

Accession Number

01.5536

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins