Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0341.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga walking to left.
Above a Nike flying left to crown the horses, her wings outspread, one before her, one after.
Plain exergual line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa, right, hair in wavy lines; dotted necklace.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund