Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0368.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 16.76 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.
In exergue, sea serpent.
Reverse: Woman’s head to right with bead necklace, earring and beads in hair; hair rolled into knot in neck.
Around, four dolphins.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed by Regling as Greenwell collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund