Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0351.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.24 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga to right on ground line, driver with goad and reins; horses crowned by flying Nike, with wings folded back.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right with beaded band in hair represented by fine lines; beaded necklace; 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. 302); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund