Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga

Greek
Classical Period
After 409 B.C.


Mint: Sicily (Siculo-Punic), Panormos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0325.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.87 gm.

Accession Number

03.955

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Quadriga, left, with Nike flying right, crowning driver.
Inscription in Phoenician below.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa, left, with marine plant in hair, necklace, and triple-pendant earring; around, four dolphins (one obscured by die breaks)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900