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526711
526711.

SICILY, Messana. 420-413 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.21 g, 11h). The nymph Messana, holding kentron in left hand and reins in both, driving slow biga of mules right; MEΣΣA-NA above and before, two dolphins confronted in exergue / Hare springing right; MEΣ-ΣA-NI-O-N around; below, dolphin right. Caltabiano Series XIV, 524 (D208/R221); HGC 2, 792; SNG Manchester 424 (same dies); Dewing 649 (same dies); Ognina 123 (same dies). Attractively toned. Good VF.


Ex Künker 277 (21 June 2016), lot 23; Triton XVII (7 January 2014), lot 53; Freeman & Sear 13 (25 August 2006), lot 84.