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Tetradrachm of Gela with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga right. Nike flies to right to crown the horses. Dotted border. Horses walking; beardless chrioteer in girdled chiton, head inclined downwards; in drawn-back right hand, goad, in outstretched left hand the reins; two ground lines, between which a row of dotted circles....

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–480 B.C.

Mint

Gela, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0240.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.14 gm.

Accession Number

03.929

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins