Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1576.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.20 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira to left with wreath of grain, earring, and plain necklace; hair in sphendone with triangular end below.
Inscription in Greek above and behind head.
Reverse: Head of lion to left with tongue protruding, beaded line at edge of neck.
Tunny fish to left below, and at right a bee.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund