Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0393.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.81 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, crowned by flying Nike in long chiton; driver with reins and goad.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right, with cord bound four times around hair, earring and necklace with single jewel.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek beginning at right.
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. 347); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund