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Stater of Selge with two wrestlers

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Obverse: Two nude wrestlers, the left one grasping with both hands his opponent's left arm. Border of dots. Reverse: In incuse square, a youth stepping forward with sling in both raised hands; he wears short girded chiton. At right a small eagle to right wings closed, over astragalos; in right...

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By date unknown: Ivanoff Collection; 1863: Sotheby Sale of Ivanoff Collection, no. 457 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1244); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 394–350 B.C.


Selge, Pisidia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2107.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.77 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins