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Tetradrachm of Katane with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo facing. Inscription in Greek at right. Reverse: Quadriga driven by charioteer to left. Above, Nike flies right with wreath to crown him. Below, fish to left. Inscription in Greek in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Artist: Herakleidas

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co., AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich; March 9, 1966: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co., AG

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 410 B.C.

Mint

Katane, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.63 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

66.193

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins