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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Eukleidas and Eumenes (?)

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike. In exergue, dolphin and fish to right. Under horses, [inscription]. Beaded border. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with earring and plain necklace; hair in roll; behind [inscription]; four...

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By date unknown: Northwick Collection; 1859: Sotheby auction of the Northwick Collection, no. 363 (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. 377); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 425–413 B.C.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0403.


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.25 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins