Drachm of Katane with quadriga, signed by Euainetos

Classical Period
413–404 B.C.

Mint: Sicily, Katane

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0266.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.71 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, The Ancient World



Obverse: Quadriga three-quarters to right, with horses galloping; female charioteer, in a long chiton, holding goad in drawn-back right hand and reins in left (rein of farthest horse trailing), is crowned with wreath by flying Nike. Double ground line.
Inscription in Greek.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Head of river-god Amenanos to left with horn on forehead and taenia.
At left, river fish downwards; at right, river fish upwards; below left, crayfish upwards.
Reverse by Euainetos, signed.
Inscription in Greek.


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. 219); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund