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ID:     19443
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Selinus
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. c. 460 - 440
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     7650 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     ΣΣΛΙΝΟΤΙΟΝ
Obverse Description:     Nude Herakles advancing right, subduing the Cretan bull
Reverse Legend:     HVYAΣ
Reverse Description:     River-god nude standing left, holding phiale over canopied altar in right hand and branch in left; snake coiled around altar, heron under selinon leaf to right
Mint:     Selinos
Primary Reference:     BMC p. 141, 34
Reference2:     SNG ANS 702-5 (same obverse die)
Reference3:     SNG Lloyd 1243
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS