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Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga racing left. Nike crowning driver. In exergue, ZIZ in Punic letters between two dolphins. (See media screen for Punic inscriptions.) Reverse: Head of Arethusa, left, with marine plant in hair; triple pendant earring and dotted necklace, around, dolphins. Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, After 409 B.C.

Mint

Panormos (?), Sicily (Siculo-Punic)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0326.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.94 gm.

Accession Number

03.954

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins