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Didrachm of Sicily, Selinos

Silver didrachm, 21mm, 8.16gm, issued c. 515-470 BC

Obv: Selinon leaf.

Rev: Selinon leaf within incuse square.

References: Sear 731, HGC 1216.

The selinos was a type of wild parsley that grew over the site of the Greek city of Selinos, known to the Romans as Selinunte. Today there are magnificent ruins of several major temples with massive pillars.

2204NBL3154   |   Fine/Nearly Very Fine   |   AUD 550    Add to Cart