Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0388.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.38 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, crowned by flying Nike, in double chiton; driver, in long chiton, holding reins and goad.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with sakkos (maeander pattern) and ampyx (with wreath), earring, and plain necklace with single jewel.
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 listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund