Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0419.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.14 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike in double chiton.
In exergue, ear of wheat.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with ampyx, sphendone (stars zigzag pattern), earring and plain necklace with jewel.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek.
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 by Regling as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund