Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0445.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.38 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike.
In exergue, a dolphin.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with broad band around hair, ends of hair flying loose; earring and plain necklace with single jewel.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek beginning left above.
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