Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira

Greek
Hellenistic Period
280–200 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.33 gm.

Accession Number

03.971

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira, left.
Above: Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo seated on the omphalos to left, holding a patera.
Behind him a lyre. In front, prow of a ship.
Above his right hand a monogram?
Left and right of his head: inscription in Greek.

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