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Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left. Charioteer bends forward, holding out his goad. Above, Nike flies to right, to crown him. In exergue, on step, pair of greaves, helmet and cuirass. Plain border. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left, with triple earring, and...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 413–387 B.C.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0429.


Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 43.05 gm.

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The Ancient World


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