User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga

Start collecting

Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping three-quarters to left on dotted line; the driver, holding whip and reins, is crowned by flying Nike. Phoenician inscription. (See media screen for Phoenician inscription.) Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with ampyx and plain necklace, the hair on...

Show Full Description

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not on Regling's list of Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, After 409 B.C.

Mint

Panormos (?), Sicily (Siculo-Punic)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0323.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.03 gm.

Accession Number

04.571

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins