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525333
525333.

SICILY, Messana. 425-421 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.25 g, 12h). Charioteer, holding reins in both hands, driving slow biga of mules right; above, Nike flying right, crowning mules with open laurel wreath held in both hands; in exergue, two dolphins confronted / Hare springing right; below, dolphin right; ME-Σ-Σ-ANIO-N around. Caltabiano Series XIII, 497 (D202/R205); HGC 2, 787; SNG ANS 360 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1092 (same dies); SNG Lockett 827 = Pozzi 488 (same dies); Hermitage Sale II 293 (same dies); Rhousopoulos 188 (same dies). Lightly toned, minor die wear on obverse. EF. Well centered and struck.