Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0359.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.52 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, driver with reins; horses crowned by flying Nike.
In exergue, sea serpent.
Reverse: Woman’s head to right with earring, bead 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 (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 314); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund