Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga
After 409 B.C.
Mint: Sicily (Siculo-Punic), Panormos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0324.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.94 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left on double line, the driver, in long chiton, holding goad and reins is crowned by flying Nike in double chiton.
Above left, an eight-pointed star.
Inscription in Phoenician.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa, left with marine plant in hair, triple pendant earring, and dotted necklace; her hair in roll.
In left field, swastika.
Four dolphins around.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not on Regling's list of Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund