Tetradrachm of Olynthos (?) with quadriga
Mint: Macedonia, Olynthos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0612.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.90 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Quadriga to right, horses walking; bearded charioteer in long, sleeveless, girdled chiton; in outstretched left hand, reins, in raised right hand, a whip with two lashes; above, a large globule; double exergue line.
Between tail and legs, Greek letter.
Reverse: Eagle flying left, right wing raised, left wing lowered, in square incuse within a larger one with rough surface; corners of inner square connected with those of outer by diagonal lines.
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. 589); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund