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Dekadrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Euainetos

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Obverse: Victorious four-horse racing chariot. All horses' legs off the ground. Nike crowning driver. In exergue, armor. Reverse: Head of Arethusa, nymph of Syracuse, surrounded by dolphins.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1904: received by MFA from Edward Perry Warren in exchange for 03.948; September 8. 1904: accessioned by MFA

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

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

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0425.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 43.03 gm.

Accession Number

04.1605

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins