Sicily, Messana, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C190016070 In Stock Share
Sicily, Messana. Silver Tetradrachm, c. 460-420 BC. Obverse: Female charioteer driving biga of mules right, Nike flying right above, crowning the mules, two dolphins in exergue. Reverse: ΜΕΣ-Σ-Α-Ν-ΙΟ-Ν, hare springing…
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Description

Sicily, Messana.

Silver Tetradrachm, c. 460-420 BC.

Obverse: Female charioteer driving biga of mules right, Nike flying right above, crowning the mules, two dolphins in exergue.
Reverse: ΜΕΣ-Σ-Α-Ν-ΙΟ-Ν, hare springing right, dolphin, right, below.

(SNG ANS -; SNG Lloyd 1097. Dewing 649).

Very Fine. Some roughness. Pleasing antique cabinet tone and complete with an antique ticket, c. early 20th Century.

16.37g.

Specification

Period460 - 420 BC
Datec. 460-420 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Messana

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

ReferencesSNG ANS -; SNG Lloyd 1097. Dewing 649.
Weight16.37 g

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