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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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Provenance

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.

Mint

Katane, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 17.17 gm.

Accession Number

03.931

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins