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Tetradrachm of Rhegion with biga of mules, struck under Anaxilas

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Obverse: Biga drawn by mules walking right; bearded charioteer in ankle-length chiton, squatting on a basket seat, feet braced on a stay; right and left hands outstretched, each with two reins, goad in right; ground line dotted; border of dots. [inscription] Reverse: Hare running right; border of...

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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 Note that Regling does not include this coin in the group from the Canon Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–462 B.C.

Mint

Rhegion, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0199.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm.

Accession Number

04.407

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins