Messana, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C223000573 Sold Share
Sicily, Messana (c. 420-413 BC). Silver Tetradrachm. Obverse: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving a biga of mules right, two dolphins below, MEΣ – ΣANA above. Reverse: Hare leaping right,…
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Description

Sicily, Messana (c. 420-413 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm.

Obverse: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving a biga of mules right, two dolphins below, MEΣ – ΣANA above.
Reverse: Hare leaping right, dolphin below, MEΣ-ΣA-NI-O-N around.

(SNG ANS 364 (same obverse die); HGC 2, 792; Caltabiano 529.10).

About Extremely Fine, some flan flaws to the obverse.

17.19g.

Specification

Period c. 420 - 413 BC
Date c. 420-413 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Messana

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

References SNG ANS 364 (same obverse die); HGC 2, 792; Caltabiano 529.10
Weight 17.19 g

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