Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga

Greek
Classical Period
After 409 B.C.


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

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0326.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.94 gm.

Accession Number

03.954

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Quadriga racing left.
Nike flying right to crown the driver.
In exergue, ZIZ in Punic letters between two dolphins.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa, left, with marine plant in hair; triple pendant earring and dotted necklace
Four dolphins around.
Border of dots.

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