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Triobol of Selinos with head of Herakles

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Obverse: Head of beardless Herakles in lion's skin, facing three-quarters left; flying locks of lion's scalp encircling head; border of dots. Reverse: Quadriga with horses galloping to left, on line, driven by figure in long chiton leaning far forward; in right hand, a goad, in left, the reins;...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 413–409 B.C.


Selinos, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0322.


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 1.76 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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