Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0375.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses prancing to right, driver with goad and reins; horses crowned by flying Nike with wreath in left hand.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with earring, bead necklace, and dotted band around hair over which the hair is rolled behind; hair in waves over forehead.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900