Coin of Cyzicus with head of Kore

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
1st–early 2nd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.41 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1331

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Kore, wearing corn wreath, all within wreath of corn.
Reverse: Caduceus topped by crescent.
Tunny below. Head of Gorgon in middle.
Shaft of caduceus is a club.
Inscription in Greek at left and right. Monogram in right field.
Laurel wreath around.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour