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Tetradrachm of Himera with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga right, Nike flying left with wreath to crown charioteer. On tablet in left hand: inscription in Greek. In ex.: hippocamp left. Reverse: Himera stands, phiale in right hand held above altar, left hand raised. At right, Silenos bathing at lion-headed fountain. Traces of Greek...

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Provenance

By 1985: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, March 26, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 415–408 B.C.

Mint

Himera, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 17.28 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1986.71

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins