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Tetradrachm of Selinos with Artemis driving a quadriga (four-horse chariot) while Apollo draws his bow

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Obverse: Quadriga with horses walking to left on line, driven by Artemis standing, in double chiton; Apollo standing at her right with garment over left arm and around body, shoots with bow and arrow. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nude Selinus, horned, stands to left holding in right hand...

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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. 285); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 466–445 B.C.


Selinos, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0319.


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.04 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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