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Tetradrachm of Akragas (Agrigentum) with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga three-quarters right; horses galloping, third one with head left; charioteer with girdled chiton; in right hand, goad and four reins, in left hand, two reins; crowned by Nike with wreath in both hands; ground line; in exergue, crab downwards. Reverse: Two eagles standing right...

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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. 200); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 413–406 B.C.


Akragas (Agrigentum), Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0231.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 16.89 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins