Tetradrachm of Akragas (Agrigentum) with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Akragas (Agrigentum)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0232.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.04 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga driven to right, near horse with head left; above, a small Nike flying to crown the charioteer. Charioteer wears a girdled chiton, four reins in drawn back right hand and extended left.
In exergue a crab.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Two eagles to right, standing on a hare which lies on its back on a rock. The nearer one has head raised, the other is bending over.
Traces of inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund