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Tetradrachm of Selinos with Artemis driving quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to right, on line, driven by Artemis; at her right, Apollo with garment around lower body, shooting with bow and arrow. In exergue a grain of wheat. Reverse: Nude river god Selinus, horned, standing head to left, holding in right hand phiale over flaming altar and laurel...

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1878: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, London, Subhi Pacha auction, lot 424 (according to 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. 287); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 445–435 B.C.


Selinos, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0321.


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.23 gm.

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins