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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Euainetos

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to right, bearded driver crowned by flying Nike, who holds wreath in both hands from which hangs a tablet with [inscription]. Two dolphins facing, in exergue. Dotted border. (Same die as 04.545.) Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with ampyx and...

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Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Dec. 19, 1892, no. 53 (according to Regling and Brett catalogues); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 376); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 425–413 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0407.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.96 gm.

Accession Number

04.546

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins