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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga racing, left. Horizontal Nike crowning charioteer. In exergue a dolphin left. Reverse: [inscription] Head of Arethusa with streaming hair, left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, 400–387 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0444.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.42 gm.

Accession Number

03.944

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins