Tetradrachm of Katane with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
413–404 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Katane

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0268.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 17.17 gm.

Accession Number

03.931

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, in triple laurel wreath, right; short, wavy locks, in thick mass on forehead.
Inscription in Greek around.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Quadriga three-quarters left, horses galloping; charioteer bending far forward; reins in outstretched right and left hands, Nike crowning driver.
Inscription in Greek below ground line and above fish.
In exergue fish to left, upside down.

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