Tetradrachm of Syracuse with charioteer driving a quadriga
Late Archaic Period
about 500–485 B.C.
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0329.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Quadriga to right, the driver holding reins in both hands;
feather (?) in exergue.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Four incuse surfaces, windmill form, in square;
in center, woman’s head to left in incuse circle; hair represented with dots.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 292); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund