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Tetradrachm of Katane with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to left, Nike flying above to right to crown charioteer with wreath in her right hand. Her left hand holds tablet with signature in Greek. Pellet below horses' feet. Reverse: Laureate head of Apollo to left. In front, knotted fillet ending in a bell. At right, crayfish...

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Provenance

By 1966: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, 8022 Zurich, Switzerland and Adolph Hess AG, Haldenstrasse 5, 6000 Lucerne, Switzerland (Auktion 31, Hotel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, December 7, 1966, lot 109 citing previous provenance of Rollin & Feuardent, 20 June 1906, 41; Egger, 7 Jan. 1908 [Fürst Ch]; and Feuardent, 17 Dec. 1919 [Collignon], 83); by 1996: with Leu Numismatik AG, In Gassen 20, Zurich (Auktion 65, Hotel Savoy-Baur en Ville, Zurich, May 21-22, lot 78); purchased at Auktion 65 on behalf of MFA by Leu Numismatik AG; June 26, 1996: purchased by MFA from Leu Numismatik AG

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 410 B.C.

Mint

Katane, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 17.02 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1996.104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins