Sicily, Messana, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C234000769 In Stock Share
Sicily, Messana (c. 478‑476 BC). Silver Tetradrachm. Obverse: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow biga of mules right, laurel leaf in exergue. Reverse: MESSE‑N‑ION, hare leaping right. (SNG ANS…
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Description

Sicily, Messana (c. 478‑476 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm.

Obverse: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow biga of mules right, laurel leaf in exergue.
Reverse: MESSE‑N‑ION, hare leaping right.

(SNG ANS 318; HGC 2, 779).

Very Fine.

17.16g.

Specification

Period c. 478 - 476 BC
Date c. 478-476 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Messana

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

References SNG ANS 318; HGC 2, 779
Weight 17.16 g

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