Sicily, Selinos, (c.455-409 B.C.), silver tetradrachm 26mm, (17.32 g), obv. Artemis, holding reins in both hands, driving quadriga right, beside her, Apollo standing right, drawing bow, barley grain in exergue, rev. river god Selinos, nude, standing facing, head left, holding in right hand a phiale over lighted altar, cradling in left arm a palm branch decorated with fillet, before altar, cock standing left, to right, selinon leaf above bull standing left on basis, SELINONTI-ON around, (S.907, Schwabacher 23 [Q7/S19], HGC 2, 1221, SNG ANS 697 [same dies], SNG Lloyd 1235 [same rev. die], Rizzo pl. 33, 1 [same rev. die], McClean 2577 [same dies]). Extremely fine with underlying lustre, has been removed from NGC graded AU, Strike: 5/5; Surface 4/5; Fine Style.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously from CNG Triton XX Auction Sale, January 9, 2017 (lot 68), coming from the MM Collection and earlier from the Northern California Collection, Heritage 3044, 3 January 2016, (lot 31004), and Classical Numismatic Group Auction Sale 40, 4 December 1996, (lot 82).