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Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses prancing to right; the driver, in long chiton, holding goad and reins, is crowned by flying Nike in double chiton. In exergue, two dophins facing with Punic legend. (See media screen for Punic inscriptions.) Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with marine plant in...

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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. 0327.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm.

Accession Number

04.573

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins