Coin of Kyme with head of Amazon Kyme

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 250–190 B.C.


Mint: Aeolis, Kyme

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.20 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.778

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Amazon Kyme right, hair rolled and bound.
Reverse: Horse right, left foreleg raised above vase.
Below horse: monogram.
Inscriptions in Greek above and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour