Tetradrachm of Selinos with Artemis driving quadriga
about 412 B.C.
Mint: Sicily, Selinos
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 16.96 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga to right, driven by Artemis, Apollo beside her shooting bow.
In the exergue, an ear of barley and inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Rivergod Selinus standing, laurel branch on left arm, patera in right hand, sacrificing at flaming altar.
Cock to left beside altar. Bull to left on pedestal at right. Selinon leaf above bull.
Attributed to Euth … (?).
By 1986: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 17, 1986
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour