Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0392.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.12 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, crowned by flying Nike in double chiton; driver, with long chiton, holding goad and reins.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with sakkos (maeander and zigzag patterns) and ampyx (with wreath), earring, and plain necklace with one jewel.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund