Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0386.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right crowned by flying Nike. Driver in long chiton with goad and reins.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with broad band on which runs double line supporting small knot of hair; earring and necklace.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek at right.
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 listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund