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Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to right, horses walking; charioteer bearded; in long chiton, upper body facing; reins in extended left and drawn-back right; Nike with wings outspread crowning horses with taenia; plain ground line; border of dots. Reverse: Head of lion to right, jaws open, tongue protruding;...

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By date unknown: from the Hamilton sale, no. 2105 (according to Regling); 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. 244); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–480 B.C.


Leontinoi, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0272.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.31 gm.

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins