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Tetradrachm of Selinos with Artemis and Apollo in quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to right, in which stand Artemis, holding the reins, and Apollo, holding a bow. Wreath in field above. Below horses: a Greek letter. In exergue: traces of crayfish. Reverse: Rivergod Selinus to left, sacrificing with patera in right hand above flaming altar, laurel branch in...

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By 1980: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland (Bank Leu auction 25, Savoy Hotel-Baur en Ville, Zurich, April 23, 1980, lot 64); purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG, January 14, 1981

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 415 B.C.


Selinos, Sicily


Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm. Die Axis: 4

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The Ancient World


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