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

Early Classical Period
about 466–445 B.C.

Mint: Sicily, Selinos

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.04 gm.

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Medium or Technique


On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)


The Ancient World



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 phiale over ornamented altar; in left hand laurel branch.
At right, statue of bull on base; above it, leaf.
Inscription in Greek.
Round incuse.


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