Drachm of Katane with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Katane
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0267.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga three-quarters to right, with horses galloping; female charioteer, in a long chiton holding goad in drawn-back right hand and reins in left (rein of farthest horse trailing), is crowned with wreath by flying Nike. Double ground line.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Head of river-god Amenanos facing three-quarters right; loose, wavy hair; short horns on forehead.
Left and right, river fish upwards.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 220); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund