Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0395.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, crowned by flying Nike; driver in long chiton holding goad and reins.
Olive leaf with berry in exergue off the flan.
Large die break.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with sphendone, earring, and plain necklace.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased from Edward Perry Warren by MFA for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund