Tetradrachm of Selinos with Artemis driving quadriga
Mint: Sicily, Selinos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0321.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Quadriga to right, on line, driven by Artemis; at her right, Apollo with garment around lower body, shooting with bow and arrow.
In exergue a grain of wheat.
Reverse: Nude river god Selinus, horned, standing head to left, holding in right hand phiale over flaming altar and laurel branch in left hand.
Cock to left, in front of altar.
At right, statue of bull to left, on base, with lowered head; above it, leaf.
Inscription in Greek.
1878: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, London, Subhi Pacha auction, lot 424 (according to Regling and Brett catalogues); 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. 287); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund