Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0344.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.96 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga to right, driver with goad and reins; horses crowned by Nike flying to right.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with beads around head and bead necklace; hair on forehead dotted, the rest in fine lines, long on neck.
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. 297); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund