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Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira

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Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira to left with wreath of grain, earring and bead necklace; hair in sphendone with tip below. Tunny fish to left. below. Reverse: Apollo seated in partial profile to left on omphalos with network, right hand out with phiale, left hand on large lyre, seen from behind, on...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1578.


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 13.31 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins