Tetradrachm of Kyzikos with head of Kore Soteira
Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1579.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.36 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira to left with wreath of grain, earring and bead necklace; hair in sphendone with tip below.
Traces of letters above.
Reverse: Apollo seated in partial profile to left, on omphalos with fillets, right hand out with phiale, left hand on large lyre, seen from behind, on ground at right; a mantle is about his knees.
At left below, prow of ship.
Inscription in Greek at left and right above Apollo’s head.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund