Tetradrachm of Katane with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
about 410 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Katane

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.63 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

66.193

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo facing.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Reverse: Quadriga driven by charioteer to left.
Above, Nike flies right with wreath to crown him.
Below, fish to left.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.

Artist: Herakleidas

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co., AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich; March 9, 1966: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co., AG

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour