Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira

Greek
Classical Period
389–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.11 gm.

Accession Number

08.351

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira, facing to left.
Inscription in Greek above.
Reverse: Lion’s head and tunny-fish facing to left.
Caduceus in field at right.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

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