Tetradrachm of Kephaloidion with quadriga
Mint: Sicily (Siculo-Punic), Kephaloidion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0269.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.71 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga three-quarters to right, horses galloping; charioteer (off flan) with long goad in right hand, reins in left; crowned by Nike (partially off flan).
Reverse: Head of nymph to right, in wreath of reeds; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace.
Around, three dolphins.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1900
Catharine Page Perkins Fund