Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
413–387 B.C. (?)
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0427.
Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 43.39 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga to left. Female charioteer in chiton with goad and reins; Nike flying to right with wreath or branch.
Inscription in Greek.
In exergue, greaves, helmet and cuirass.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left wearing necklace and earring and surrounded by four dolphins.
Inscription in Greek above.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund