Of splendid Classical style
Lot 75
SICILY. Messana. 445-439 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.13 g, 2 h). Charioteer, holding kentron in his right hand and reins in his left, driving biga of mules to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the mules; in exergue, olive leaf. Rev. MEΣΣA-N-ION Hare springing right; below, olive spray. Caltabiano 374 (D168/R156). SNG ANS 340 (same dies). A beautifully toned piece of splendid Classical style. Struck from the usual somewhat worn obverse die and with a filed edge, otherwise, extremely fine.


From a Swiss collection, formed before 2005.
Starting price:
300 CHF
Hammer price:
850 CHF
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Closing time: 30-May-20, 14:37:00 CEST
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