Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Euainetos

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


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0425.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 43.03 gm.

Accession Number

04.1605

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Victorious four-horse racing chariot to left. All horses’ legs off the ground.
Nike flies to right, crowning driver.
In exergue, armor.
Inscription below?
Reverse: Head of Arethusa, nymph of Syracuse, surrounded by four dolphins.
Inscriptions in Greek above, below, and in front of neck.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1904: received by MFA from Edward Perry Warren in exchange for 03.948; September 8. 1904: accessioned by MFA

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900