Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga

Greek
Classical Period
After 409 B.C.


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

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 029.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

58.348

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Quadriga to left, with Nike flying to right to crown charioteer.
Double ground line.
In exergue, dolphin to left and Punic “Ziz”, for Panormus.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right, with fillet, triple earring and necklace.
Around, four dolphins.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hermitage Collection; 1935: Schlesinger auction 10, lot 305 (from the Hermitage Collection); by date unknown: with Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, 20 Magaw Place, New York 33, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, April 10, 1958, for $ 300.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour