A beautiful tetradrachm from Messana
Lot 88
SICILY. Messana. 420-413 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.39 g, 7 h). MEΣΣANA The nymph Messana, wearing long chiton and holding reins in both hands, driving biga of mules to right; in exergue, two opposed dolphins. Rev. MEΣΣANION Hare springing to right; below, dolphin swimming right. Caltabiano - (unlisted die combination of D207/R221). A lightly toned piece of beautiful Classical style. Struck from the usual somewhat worn obverse die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


From a European collection, formed before 2005.
Starting price:
1000 CHF
Hammer price:
5500 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Feb-21, 10:43:30 CET
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