Triobol of Selinos with head of Herakles
Mint: Sicily, Selinos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0322.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 1.76 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Above, a selinon leaf upwards.
Below ground line: inscription in Greek.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund