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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Eukleidas

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver, leaning forward with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike. In exergue, two dolphins facing each beaded border. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with ampyx, on which is a swan swimming to left and sphendone, on which is eight-rayed...

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Provenance

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.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0405.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 16.79 gm.

Accession Number

04.543

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins