Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Phrygillos
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0409.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left, driver (in long chiton) holding reins and raised goad, crowned by Nike flying to right.
In exergue, stalk of grain.
Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with sphendone and ampyx, earring and plain necklace.
Around, four dolphins.
Inscription in Greek around, beginning at 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