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Drachm of Katane with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to right on line. Female charioteer, in long chiton, holding goad in drawn-back right hand and reins in extended left, is crowned with wreath by flying Nike with outspread wings. plain ground line and border of dots. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Head of...

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According to Brett, Catalogue, no. 265: from Collection Torremuzza; Northwick Collection (Sotheby auction, 1859, no. 265); and Asburnham Collection (Sotheby auction, 1895, pl. ii, 37); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 218); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 413–404 B.C.


Katane, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0265.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.28 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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