Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Parme[nides?]
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0416.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.17 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; rein of one horse hanging loose; driver with goad and reins crowned by flying Nike.
In exergue, ear of wheat.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with sphendone and ampyx, earring and bead necklace; Inscriptions in Greek above head and beneath neck.
Four dolphins around.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund