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Tetradrachm of Kamarina with Athena driving quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga three quarters to right, horses galloping; Athena as charioteer in crested Athenian helmet and chiton; in drawn-back right, a goad; in left hand, reins; crowned by Nike with wreath; narrow ground line; in exergue, corn grain horizontally; plain border. Reverse: Head of Herakles...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 420–405 B.C.

Mint

Kamarina, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0261.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 16.32 gm.

Accession Number

11.1760

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins