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Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga, left. All horses' legs off the ground. Nike crowning driver. In exergue, armor. Reverse: Head of Arethusa left. At right, cockleshell. Around, four dolphins.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; according to museum records: received by MFA from Edward Perry Warren 09/08/1904 in exchange for 03.949

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, 413–387 B.C. (?)

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0426.

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 43.16 gm.

Accession Number

04.1604

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins