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Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Selinos


[SNG ANS 666]

Selinus or Selinos, modern Selinunte on the southwest coast of the island of Sicily

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Arnold_29Sicily, Selinos AR Didrachm. ca 530-520 BC. Selinon leaf / Square incuse divided by diagonal lines into eight segments, alternately raised & sunk. TextImage
Arnold_30Sicily, Selinos AR Dridrachm. ca 540Ė510 BC. Selinon leaf flanked by two pellets, stem ornamented with facing pantherís head / Square incuse divided by four lines into eight triangular segments, one filled. SNGANS 666 cf. TextImage
Arnold 42Sicily, Selinos AR Didrachm. ca 510 BC. Selinon leaf with five lobes / Square incuse divided into twelve triangular segments, four filled, eight sunk. Text
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BMC 31Sicily, Selinos. ca 435-417 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Apollo, holding bow, and Artemis in walking quadriga right, Apollo holding reins; grain ear in exergue / SEL-INONTI-ON, naked figure of river-god Selinos standing left, sacrificing from phiale over lighted altar in right hand and holding laurel branch in left; rooster on altar left, bull on basis and selinon leaf to right. Sear GC 907; BMC 2, 31.TextImage
CNS_1ASicily, Selinos. Circa 435-415 BC. ∆ Quincuncia(?). Mask of Selinos / Krater; five pellets around. TextImage
Calciati 3SICILY, Selinos. Circa 435-415 BC. ∆ Trias. Gorgoneion / Selinon leaf; four pellets. Thurlow-Vecchi 310. TextImage
Calciati 9Sicily, Selinos. Circa 435-415 BC. ∆ Hexas (4.50 gm). Cast coinage. Head of Silenos facing / Selinon leaf; two pellets. Thurlow-Vecchi 314. TextImage
Calciati 11SICILY, Selinos. ca 415-409 BC. ∆ Hemilitron. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / SE, bow & quiver. TextImage
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Lindgren_541Sicily, Selinos AE15. Mask of Selinos facing / selinon leaf. TextImage
Lindgren_542Sicily, Selinos, 6th-5th c. BC, AE 15. Two-handled vase / Selinon leaf.Text
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McClean 2574Sicily, Selinos AR Tetradrachm. ca 467 BC. SELINONTIOY (retrograde), slow quadriga driven left by Artemis, beside her Apollo drawing bow / SELINON (first N retrograde), river god Selinus standing left, sacrificing from phiale over altar, cock standing left at base of altar, in right field selinon leaf above statue of bull left on pedestal. Schwabacher 1. TextImage
McClean 2583Sicily, Selinos. c420-410 BC. AR Litra. Nymph seated left on rock, holding serpent which she feeds from her breast / Man-headed bull standing right; selinon leaf above. TextImage
Sear 906Selinos, Sicily, ca. 455-409 BC. AR Tetradrachm. SELINONTIOU, slow quadriga driven left by Artemis, beside her Apollo drawing bow / SELINON, river god Selinus standing left, sacrificing from patera over canopied altar, rooster standing left at base of altar, in right field selinon leaf above statue of bull left on pedestal. SNG Lloyd 1222; Sear Greek 906.TextImage
Sear 910Selinus, Sicily, AR tetradrachm, 16.81 gr, 24.78 mm. 417-409 BC. River-god Selinos, naked, standing left by altar, holding patera and laurel branch; rooster walking left at foot, in right field a bull with head lowered standing left on a pedestal with selinos leaf above / SELINONTIO(N), Unruly quadriga right driven by Nike, holding reins in both hands, wreath above, grain ear left below. Schwabacher 44; SNG Lloyd 1240; Sear Greece 910.TextImage
SNGANS 665Sicily, Selinos AR Didrachm. Circa 540-515 BC. Selinon leaf; two pellets above, two pellets below / Incuse square divided into ten sections. TextImage
SNGANS 666Sicily, Selinos. ca 540/530-510 BC. AR Didrachm. Selinon leaf, stem of leaf resembling a panther's scalp; two pellets above / Incuse square divided into eight sections. TextImage
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SNGANS 666cfSicily, Selinosi AR Didrachm. ca 530-520 BC. Selinon leaf, pellet to left, with animal face at stem / square incuse divided by diagonal lines into twelve segments, four raised, eight sunk. Cf. Arnold-Biucchi, Beer-Tobey, & Waggoner, ANSMN 33 (1988), 30 (leaf flanked by two pellets). TextImage
SNGANS 667Sicily, Selinos. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Didrachm (8.33 gm). Selinon leaf / Incuse square divided into eight sections. TextImage
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SNGANS 667vSicily, Selinos. Circa 540-515 BC. AR Didrachm. Selinon leaf, two pellets flanking stem, two pellets between leaves above / Incuse square divided into ten sections. Arnold-Biucchi Group I, 4; Selinus Hoard 15. TextImage
SNGANS 668Sicily, Selinos. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Didrachm. Selinon leaf / Unevenly divided incuse square with seven divisions. TextImage
SNGANS 673Sicily, Selinos AR Didrachm. ca 540/530-510 BC. Selinon leaf / Incuse square divided into 16 sections. SNG Cop 593. TextImage
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SNGANS 674Sicily, Selinos. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Didrachm (9.17 gm). Feathery selinon leaf / Divided incuse square into ten sections; granular back. TextImage
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SNGANS 677Sicily, Selinos. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Didrachm (9.17 gm). Feathery selinon leaf / Divided incuse square into ten sections; granular back. TextImage
SNGANS 681Sicily, Selinos AR Didrachm. ca 540/530-510 BC. Selinon leaf, pellets to left & right below / Incuse square divided into eight sections. Arnold-Biucchi 29. TextImage
SNGANS 682Sicily. Selinos. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Didrachm (8.62 gm). Selinon leaf / Incuse square divided into eight sections within incuse square. TextImage
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SNGANS 688Sicily, Selinos AR Tetradrachm. Circa 460-440 BC. NO-TIN-ONILES (retrograde), Artemis driving slow quadriga left, holding reins in both hands; beside her, Apollo standing left, drawing bow / Nude Selinos walking left, holding in right hand a phiale over canopied altar, palm branch in left; to left, rooster standing left before altar; to right, selinon leaf & bull standing left on basis. SNGCop 597. TextImage
SNGANS 691Sicily, Selinos. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Artemis driving quadriga left; Apollo stands left beside her, drawing bow / Selinos walking left, holding branch & phiale over canopied altar; rooster on altar, bull on basis & selinon leaf to right. Schwabacher 10. TextImage
SNGANS 695cfSicily, Selinos AR Tetradrachm. Slow quadriga driven right by Artemis, beside her in car Apollo standing right, drawing bow / River god Selinus standing left, sacrificing from phiale over lighted altar & holding branch, cock left on base of altar, in right field selinon leaf above statue of bull left on base inscribed with an A. TextImage
SNGANS 697Sicily, Selinos AR Tetradrachm. ca 440-430 BC. Slow quadriga driven right by Artemis, beside her in car Apollo standing right, drawing bow, barley grain in exergue / River god Selinus standing left, sacrificing from phiale over lighted altar & holding branch, cock left on base of altar, in right field selinon leaf above statue of bull left on base. TextImage
SNGANS 698Selinos AR tetradrachm. Artemis driving quadriga right, Apollo beside here drawing bow; barley ear in ex. / Nude river god Selinos standing left, holding phiale over altar and branch, rooster on altar, bull on basis and selinon leaf to right. TextImage
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SNGANS 700Sicily, Selinos. ca 435-417 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Apollo & Artemis in walking quadriga right, Apollo holding reins; grain ear in exergue / SEL-INONTI-ON, nude figure of river-god Selinos standing left, sacrificing from phiale over lighted altar in right hand & holding branch in left; rooster on altar left, bull on basis & selinon leaf to right. TextImage
SNGANS 704Selinos, Sicily, AR Didrachm. ca 460-440 BC. Nude Herakles subduing the Cretan bull / nude figure of river-god Hypsas standing left, holding phiale over canopied altar in right hand & branch in left; serpent coiled around altar, heron & selinon leaf to right. Rizzo 16. TextImage
SNGANS 707Sicily, Selinos. ca 460-440 BC. AR Didrachm. S-E-LI-N-ONT-IOS, nude Herakles subduing the Cretan bull / HV-YAS, nude figure of river-god Hypsas standing left, holding phiale over canopied altar in right hand & branch in left; serpent coiled around altar, heron & selinon leaf to right. TextImage
SNG ANS 711Selinos, Sicily. AR Litra, 0.68g; 13mm, 420-410 BC. Nymph seated left on rock, grasping large serpent with her extended right hand / SELINOUS, Man-headed bull standing right, barley corn below. SNG Lloyd 1271; SNG ANS 711; cf Sear Greek 909.TextImage
SNGANS 713SICILY: Selinus. Ca. 415-409 BC. AR hemidrachm (1.72 gm). Head of Heracles three-quarters left, in lion skin headdress / Fast quadriga left, selinon leaf above horses' heads. SNG ANS 713 (same dies). Rizzo pl. xxxiii, 7 (same dies). Rare. Light encrustation on obverse & small area of erosion below bust. Toned. Extremely fine TextImage
SNGAsh_1891Sicily, Selinos. Circa 480-460 BC. AR Obol (0.72 gm). Selinon leaf / Selinon leaf in round incuse, with beaded border. TextImage
SNGCop 594Sicily, Selinos. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Didrachm (7.87 gm). Selinon leaf / Incuse square containing selinon leaf. TextImage
SNGLloyd_1211Sicily, Selinos. Ca. 500-480 BC. AR Didrachm (8.57 gm). Selinon leaf / Incuse square with selinon leaf within square border. TextImage
SNGLloyd 1219Sicily, Selinos. Circa 460-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Artemis driving quadriga left, Apollo beside her drawing bow / Draped figure of river-god Selinos standing left, holding phiale over canopied altar in right hand and branch in left; cock on TextImage
SNGLocket 861Sicily, Selinos. ca 450 BC. AR Tetradrachm. SEL-IN-ONT-ION, Artemis driving quadriga left, Apollo beside her drawing bow / SELIN-OS, river god Selinos standing left holding patera & branch, sacrificing over altar; cock left, selinon leaf & bull standing on pedestal right. TextImage
SNGMun 1888Selinus. Didrachm. Selinon Leaf. TextImage
Weber 1531cfSicily, Selinos. c500-480 BC. AR Didrachm. Selinon leaf / Legend around selinon leaf, all in incuse square. TextImage
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of selinus
Entry for Sicily, Selinos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Silenus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Selinus at AncientImports.com
Search for Selinus at Incitatus Coins

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