Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Kimon
413–387 B.C. (?)
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0433.
Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 42.61 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver, in long chiton, leaning forward with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike in double chiton.
In exergue, left shield, right helmet, in middle, cuirass between two greaves.
Same die as 04.534.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with curly hair, net-like sphendone, ampyx, intricate necklace, and earring.
Four dolphins around.
Inscriptions in Greek above head at right and on the ampyx.
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