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Tetradrachm of Himera with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga, with small horses walking briskly to left; near pair of horses advanced beyond far ones; charioteer bends forward, holding goad in extended right hand and three reins in left. Nike flies right to crown him with branch. Ground line dotted. In exergue a cock to left. Border of...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 472–450 B.C.


Himera, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0254.


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.20 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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