established 1942

Greek silver tetradrachm of Alexander the Great GREEK SILVER TETRADRACHM OF SELINOS (SICILY)

Sicily, Selinos. Ca. 455-409 BC
Diameter: 28 mm.; Weight: 17.28 grams

Obverse: Artemis, holding reins, driving quadriga left; beside her, Apollo standing left, drawing bow

Reverse: The river god Selinos standing left, holding branch and phiale over altar to left; before altar, cock standing left; to right, selinon leaf above bull standing left on basis

Very fine condition.

Ex American private collection.

Reference: Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, American Numismatic Society. New York. 1969-present. No. 689 (same obverse die)



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