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Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to left. Driven by a charioteer who extends in right hand a whip. Above, a Victory. Below, in exergue, various pieces of armor. Reverse: Head of Persephone to left crowned with corn leaves. She wears earrings and necklace and is surrounded by four dolphins. Under the chin...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0430.

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 43.11 gm.

Accession Number

95.104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins