Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0376.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, driver with goad and reins; horses crowned by flying Nike.
In exergue, pistrix.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with earring, bead necklace with pendant, narrow band wound three times in hair which is gathered in long knot at neck.
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