Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Euainetos
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0407.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.96 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to right, bearded driver crowned by flying Nike, who holds wreath in both hands from which hangs a tablet with inscription in Greek.
Two dolphins facing, in exergue.
(Same die as 04.545.)
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with ampyx and sphendone, earring, and necklace.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek above her head.
Cat. Sotheby, Dec. 19, 1892, no. 53 (according to Regling and Brett catalogues); 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. 376); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund