Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0412.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.05 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver, Persephone, with reins and torch, crowned by flying Nike.
In exergue, ear of wheat.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with earring and necklace; hair in knot at top of head. Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek to right above head.
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. 381); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund