An attractive tetradrachm from Selinos
Lot 3080
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 415-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.10 g, 9 h). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; Artemis holding the reins and Apollo drawing his bow; below, barley corn. Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟ[Ν] The river-god Selinos standing front, head to left, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, garlanded altar; before altar, a rooster standing left; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. HGC 2, 1221. Schwabacher 31. SNG ANS 700 (same reverse die). Lightly toned and with a very attractive reverse. Edge cracks and the obverse a bit weark, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Dr. F. Collection, X. Wattebled, 25 January 2022, 16, privately acquired from Crédit de la Bourse before 2005.
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500 CHF
Hammer price:
3003 CHF
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Closing time: 22-Aug-22, 10:39:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.


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