Drachm of Syracuse with horse and rider

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
485–480/79 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0352.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm.

Accession Number

00.110

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude, youthful horseman riding to right, on a plain exergual line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Diademed head of Arethusa to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund