Coin from Cyzicus Artist: Unknown
Mint: Cyzicus (Mysia)

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

13.72 g, 6:00, 30 mm

Credit Line

Ruth Elizabeth White Fund

Accession Number

2004.6.2408

Culture
Period

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: Head of hero Cyzicus, with diadem, to r.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: Demeter standing front, head to l., holding ear of corn and torch
Provenance

Provenance

Bernard Overbeck, Germany, to July 1977; Professor Dr. Peter Robert Franke and Leonore Franke, Munich, 1977–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 212, pl. 199
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Additional information

Object/Work type

coins

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