Tetradrachm of Panormos (?) with quadriga
After 409 B.C.
Mint: Sicily (Siculo-Punic), Panormos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0327.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses prancing to right; the driver, in long chiton, holding goad and reins, is crowned by flying Nike in double chiton.
In exergue, two dophins facing with Punic legend.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with marine plant in hair, triple earring, and bead necklace; her hair in roll.
Around, six dolphins.
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