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Tetradrachm of Akragas (Agrigentum) with quadriga, struck under Straton

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Obverse: Quadriga three-quarters left; farthest horse with head right; driven by Nike with wings raised, and bending far forward; in outstretched right hand, two reins; in lowered left hand, goad and reins; above, vine branch with leaf, pendent bunch of grapes and tendrils; ground line; border of...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen zur Sammlung Warren, no. 199); July 12, 1909: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 413–406 B.C.

Mint

Akragas (Agrigentum), Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0233.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.06 gm.

Accession Number

09.265

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins