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Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira

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Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira, left. Above, [inscription]. Reverse: Apollo seated on the omphalos to left, holding a patera. Behind him the lyre. In front, prow of a ship. Above his right hand a monogram? [inscription]. [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 280–200 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1581.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.33 gm.

Accession Number

03.971

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins