Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0330.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga to right, horses walking; driver with reins and goad; horses crowned by flying Nike, who is wearing chiton and himation.
Dentated pattern under exergual line.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right, hair dotted, short strands on neck; taenia and plain necklace.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek.
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. 295); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund