Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0373.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.49 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Quadriga with horses prancing to right, driver with goad and reins; horses crowned by flying Nike.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with earring, bead necklace, and band around hair over which the hair is rolled behind; hair in waves over forehead.
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
Not in Greenwell collection according to Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund