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Didrachm of Selinos with parsley leaf

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Obverse: Wild parsley leaf; on either side of stem a globule. Reverse: Incuse square of ten divisions, some raised, others sunk.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540–515 B.C.

Mint

Selinos, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0317.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.48 gm.

Accession Number

00.108

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins