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Coin: æ

Museum number:
8-5572
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.925
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; AE; Greek. 5.75 grams, 17 mm. 400-280 BC. Cyzicus, Turkey. Obverse: Head of Kore Soteira r. wearing earring, necklace, sphendone, and corn wreath. Reverse: Tripod; above which, radiate disk; to left KI, grapes; to right, YI, monogram.
Donor:
John L. Balderston
Collection place:
Cyzicus, ancient Mysia, Anatolia
Production place:
Cyzicus, ancient Mysia, Anatolia
Culture or time period:
Greek Hellenistic Period (323–30 BC)
Collector:
John L. Balderston
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Persephone (Greek deity)
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
400-280 BC
Accession date:
1947
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
weight 5.75 grams and linear 17 millimeters
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