Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0380.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.36 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right crowned by flying Nike; driver holding reins in both hands.
In exergue, pistrix.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with earring, bead necklace and pendant, small band in hair which is gathered in waves about the head.
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. 328); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund