Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga

Greek
Classical Period
413–387 B.C. (?)


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0434.

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 43.10 gm.

Accession Number

03.945

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Quadriga racing to left.
Nike above to right crowning driver.
One hind leg of each horse on ground.In exergue, armor.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa, left.
Four dolphins swimming around.
Inscription in Greek at right.

[style of Kimon, unsigned]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900