Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0339.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.34 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, driver with goad and reins; horses crowned by flying Nike.
Reverse: Arethusa’s head to right with necklace and beads around head catching up ends of hair behind.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund