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Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to left. Female charioteer in chiton with goad and reins; Nike flying right with wreath or branch. In exergue, greaves, helmet and cuirass. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left, surrounded by dolphins. Shell behind. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

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


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0427.


Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 43.39 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins