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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, siged by A[...]

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Obverse: Quadriga, the horses walking to right. A Victory floating to left crowns the charioteer. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to right wearing sakkos adorned with meander, earring and necklace. Four dolphins in the field. On the sakkos: A [inscription].

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–425 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0394.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.23 gm.

Accession Number

09.268

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins