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    Superb Selinus Tetradrachm

    Selinus. Ca. 455-409 BC. AR tetradrachm (29mm, 16.88 gm, 12h). Ca. 417-109 BC. ΣEΛINONTIO[N], Nike, holding reins, driving galloping quadriga right; above, laurel wreath; in exergue, grain ear / ΣEΛ-INONT-[ION], he river-god Selinos, nude, standing facing, head left, holding phiale over lighted altar, and palm; to left, rooster standing left before altar; to right, selinon leaf above bull standing left on base. Cf. Schwabacher 44 (Q14/S31, die combination not recorded). SNG ANS -. BMC 45 (same obv. die). McClean 2578 (same rev. die). Head of river god a little flatly struck, Simply magnificent chariot. Flan crack. Lightly toned. Choice Extremely Fine.

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    Apr-May, 2012
    25th-1st Wednesday-Tuesday
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