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Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira

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Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira, facing to left; with inscription. Reverse: Lion's head and tunny-fish facing to left; with inscription. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 389–330 B.C.

Mint

Kyzikos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1575.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.11 gm.

Accession Number

08.351

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins