Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga
After 409 B.C.
Mint: Sicily (Siculo-Punic), Panormos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0323.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.03 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping three-quarters to left on dotted line; the driver, holding whip and reins, is crowned by flying Nike.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with ampyx and plain necklace, the hair on temple in four rolls, one curl hanging, rolled at back.
Around, five dolphins, (only three can be seen now).
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