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Tetradrachm of Gela with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga right, horses walking; charioteer, beardless, in girdled chiton; in right hand, goad and reins, in left, reins; above, Nike with outstretched right hand, crowning horses with wreath, in lowered left, taenia; in exergue, palmette upright between two scrolls. Reverse: Forepart of...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 460–430 B.C.


Gela, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0247.


Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.28 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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