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Tetradrachm of Akragas (Agrigentum) with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga driven to right, near horse with head left; above, a small Nike flying to crown the charioteer. Charioteer wears a girdled chiton, four reins in drawn back right hand and extended left. In exergue a crab. Border of dots. Reverse: Two eagles to right, standing on a hare...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 413–406 B.C.


Akragas (Agrigentum), Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0232.


Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.04 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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