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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Eumenos

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left; driver in long chiton leaning forward with goad and reins, crowned by flying Nike in long chiton. Beaded border. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with ampyx on which is [inscription]; earring, plain necklace with jewel; hair on roll; four...

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By date unknown: Northwick Collection; 1859: auction of the Northwick Collection (Cat. Sotheby, Northwick, no. 355 [according to the 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. 369); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 415 B.C.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0399.


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.38 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins