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Tetradrachm of Syracuse with quadriga, signed by Eumenos and Eukleidas

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses prancing to left; driver leaning forward with goad and reins crowned by flying Nike. Beaded border. [inscription] in exergue. Reverse: Head of Arethusa to left with earring and bead necklace; hair in roll; four dolphins around. [inscription] above. [inscription] in...

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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 Regling does not list this coin 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. 0401.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.32 gm.

Accession Number

04.541

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins