Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Eukleidas
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0411.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga left, driven by female charioteer (Persephone?) holding flaming torch. Nike flying right about to crown her.
In exergue: ear of wheat.
Reverse: Head of Athena 3/4 face left wearing Phrygian helmet with three crests.
Inscriptions in Greek on front of helmet and in field.
From Ognina Hoard, 1923, Noe, N.N.M., No. 78, p. 197, no. 749.
Purchase price $ 4,607.50
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund