Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
413–387 B.C. (?)
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0430.
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 43.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga to left driven by a charioteer who extends in right hand a whip.
Above, a Victory flies to the right.
Below, in exergue, various pieces of armor.
Reverse: Head of Persephone to left crowned with corn leaves. She wears earrings and necklace and is surrounded by four dolphins. Under the chin a dot.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund