Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0382.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.38 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to left, crowned by flying Nike; driver with goad and reins.
In exergue, pistrix.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with triple necklace, earring, and band in hair.
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. 332); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund