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Tetradrachm of Eryx with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga three-quarters right, horses galloping; charioteer in girdled chiton crowned by Nike with wreath; in outstretched right, goad, in lowered left, reins; double ground line Reverse: [inscription] Aphrodite seated left on throne without back, upper body facing, head left; in...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection (published by him in the Numismatic Chronicle for 1880); 1902: purchased by Edward Perry Warren from Canon Greenwell (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 221); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 410–400 B.C.


Eryx, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0238.


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm. Die Axis: 7

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins