Didrachm of Selinos with parsley leaf

Greek
Archaic Period
about 540–515 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Selinos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0317.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.48 gm.

Accession Number

00.108

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Wild parsley leaf; on either side of stem a globule.
Reverse: Incuse square of ten divisions, some raised, others sunk.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund