Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0353.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.38 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Quadriga to right, driver with goad and reins; horses crowned by flying Nike.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with earring, necklace, and beads around head catching up ends of straight hair.
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. 305); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund