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Tetradrachm of Olynthos (?) with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to right, horses walking; bearded charioteer in long, sleeveless, girdled chiton; in outstretched left hand, reins, in raised right hand, a whip with two lashes; above, a large globule; double exergue line. Between tail and legs, X Reverse: Eagle flying left, right wing raised,...

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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. 589); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520–510 B.C.


Olynthos (?), Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0612.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins