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bgr_493956 - SICILY - SELINUS Hexas

SICILY - SELINUS Hexas XF
250.00 €(Approx. 282.50$ | 212.50£)
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Type : Hexas
Date: c. 425-415 AC.
Mint name / Town : Sélinonte, Sicile
Metal : copper
Diameter : 15,00 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,66 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire pour ce type inhabituel. Patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête cornue de Dieu rivière (Silène) à gauche.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Feuille de celeri (sélinon) vue de face cantonée de deux globules.

Commentary


Poids léger. Coulé. La tête du silène est peu visible sur cet exemplaire.

Historical background


SICILY - Selinunte

(Fifth century BC)

Selinunte was founded by settlers Megaran. The new coinage begins after 466 BC when Selinunte experiencing great economic prosperity. Aggression against Segesta in 413 BC, caused the intervention of Athens in Sicily and the disastrous expedition of Alcibiades reported by Thucydides in the Peloponnesian War. The city emerged winner of this first round, but could not resist the Carthaginian invasion. The city was besieged, was destroyed in 409 BC.

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