Tetradrachm of Kephaloidion with quadriga
Mint: Sicily (Siculo-Punic), Kephaloidion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0270.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.18 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga three-quarters to right, horses galloping; female charioteer standing high in quadriga, bending far over; outstretched right hand touching near horse’s head with goad; reins in left hand; crowned by Nike (partially off flan).
Reverse: Head of nymph to right, in wreath of reeds; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace.
Around, three dolphins.
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.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund