Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0350.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.93 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga to right, driver with goad and reins; horses being crowned by flying Nike with wreath, wings outspread, one wing before her, one behind her.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with band in hair which is represented by dots, and beaded necklace.
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. 296); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund