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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Euainetos and Eumenes

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to right; driver crowned by flying Nike who holds wreath, in both hands, from which hangs tablet with [inscription]. Rein of farthest horse falling loose. In exergue two dolphins facing. Beaded border. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with plain necklace...

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By date unknown: according to MFA file card: Canon Greenwell Collection. Note that K. Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, did not include no. 375 (this tetradrachm) in his list on p. VI of coins acquired by Warren from the Greenwell Collection; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 415–405 B.C.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0408.


Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 17.36 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins