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Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to left, with Nike flying to right to crown charioteer. Double ground line. In exergue, dolphin to left and Punic "Ziz", for Panormus. (see media screen for Punic inscription) Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right, with fillet, triple earring and necklace. Around, four...

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By date unknown: Hermitage Collection; 1935: Schlesinger auction 10, lot 305 (from the Hermitage Collection); by date unknown: with Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, 20 Magaw Place, New York 33, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, April 10, 1958, for $ 300.00

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, After 409 B.C.


Panormos (?), Sicily (Siculo-Punic)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 029.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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