Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga

Greek
Classical Period
450–425 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0391.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.44 gm.

Accession Number

03.942

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Quadriga, walking, right.
Horizontal Nike. No exergue.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa, right, in sakkos with maeander.
Around, dolphins.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900