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Tetradrachm of Kamarina with Athena driving quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to left, driven by Athena as charioteer. Above, Nike flies to right, wreath in right hand, to crown Athena. In exergue, stork (?) to left. Reverse: Head of Herakles left, wearing lionskin. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

Said to be from the Kellner Collection; by date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co. AG., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; May 14, 1969: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. AG.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 420 B.C.

Mint

Kamarina, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 17.64 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.73

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins