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Tetradrachm of Katane with head of Apollo

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Obverse:Head of Apollo, in triple laurel wreath, right; short, wavy locks, in thick mass on forehead; border of dots. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Quadriga three-quarters left, horses galloping; charioteer bending far forward; reins in outstretched right and kleft hands, Nike crowning driver. In...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, 413–404 B.C.


Katane, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0268.


Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 17.17 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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