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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Euainetos and Eukleidas

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to right; driver with goad and reins crowned by Nike flying left. Wheel on its side in exergue. Microscopic inscription on line below. Beaded border. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with ampyx on which are two eight-rayed stars and [inscription];...

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1900: Cat. Sotheby, Late Collector, 1900, pl. iii, 145 (according to Brett, catalogue, no. 404); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 425–413 B.C.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0404.


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.16 gm.

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins