Selinos, Sicily


Selinos, Sicily

Silver didrachm, 21 mm, 8.52 gm.
Obv: Trilobate selinon leaf.
Rev: Incuse square divided into eight sections.

ca. 540- 515 BC.

Selinos (Selinunte), located on the southern coast of Sicily, was founded in the mid-7th century BC by Greek colonists from Megara Hyblaea on the eastern side of the island. The city prospered until its destruction by the Carthaginians in 409 BC.

Inv#: 7392


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