Tetradrachm of Gela with quadriga
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Gela, Sicily
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0239.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.08 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right on double line; driver in long chiton holding goad and rein.
Nike flying to right crowns horses.
Reverse: Forepart of bull with human face, bearded, swimming to right.
Dotted line where body stops.
Above, Inscription in Greek.
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. 222); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren`
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund