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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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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. 0405.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 16.79 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins