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Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Euainetos

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver in long chiton leaning forward, with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike in double chiton. In exergue, left shield, right helmet, in center, cuirass between greaves. Underneath, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with...

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Provenance

From the Santa Maria di Licodia hoard, 1890 (Noe, N.N.M. 78, p. 241, no. 917) and Cat. Sotheby, Archaeologist and Traveller, 1898, pl. V, 102 according to Brett catalogue no. 421; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0421.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 42.79 gm.

Accession Number

04.536

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins