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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, three reins; crowned by Nike with wreath; double ground line; in exergue, a fish to right. Border of dots. Obverse by Euainetos...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 425–405 B.C.

Mint

Kamarina, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0259.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 16.89 gm.

Accession Number

04.435

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins