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Tetradrachm of Selinos with Artemis driving quadriga

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Obverse: Quadriga to right, driven by Artemis, Apollo beside her shooting bow, wreath above. In the exergue, an ear of barley and inscription in Greek. Reverse: Rivergod Selinus standing, laurel branch on left arm, patera in right hand, sacrificing at flaming altar. Cock to left beside altar....

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By 1986: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 17, 1986

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 412 B.C.


Selinos, Sicily


Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 16.96 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


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