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23 October 2022


Rare Selinos Tetradrachm!

Starting Price: 300 CHF
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Lot 19

SICILY. Selinos. Circa 415-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 16.74 g, 11 h). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; Artemis holding the reins and Apollo drawing his bow; on the upper right field, wreath tied below; above exergue line shield set on ground (or scallop shell according to Schwabacher); in exergue, barley corn. Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙ-ΟΝ The river-god Selinos standing left, holding phiale over garlanded altar in right hand, laurel branch in left; before altar, a rooster standing left; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. BMC 12 (this obverse die). HGC 2, 1221. Schwabacher 38 (Q12/S29). Imhoof Blumer, Grecques, 49 (same dies). SNG ANS -. Toned. Very rare! Just two examples recorded by Schwabacher. Nearly very fine.

Online bidding closes: 23 Oct 2022, 14:09:30 CEST Current Date & Time: 27 Mar 2023, 18:20:40 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:420 CHF by sardus75 (8 bids)
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