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90020022
Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 22. Estimate CHF6750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF10200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Messana. 420-413 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.49 g 8). ΜΕΣΣΑΝΑ (retrograde) The Nymph Messana, wearing long chiton and holding whip and reins with both hands, driving biga of mules to right; in exergue, two opposed dolphins. Rev. ΜΕΣΣΑΝΙΟΝ Hare springing to right; below, dolphin swimming to right. Caltabiano 534. A bold, fresh, beautifully struck example. Lightly toned, good extremely fine.