Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Eukleidas
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0410.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.37 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver, a woman, with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike in double chiton.
In exergue, ear of wheat.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with ampyx, sphendone (stars and zigzag pattern), earring and plain necklace with jewel.
Four dolphins around.
Inscription in Greek beginning at upper left.
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 by Regling as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund