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CNG Feature Auction 118

Lot nuber 64

SICILY, Messana. 420-413 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 16.60 g, 1h).

CNG Feature Auction 118
Lot: 64.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 4 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Messana. 420-413 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 16.60 g, 1h). The nymph Messana, holding kentron in left hand and reins in both, driving slow biga of mules right; MEΣΣ-ANA above and before / Hare springing right; below, dolphin right; MEΣΣ-A-NI-O-N around. Caltabiano Series XIV, 518 (D206/R215); HGC 2, 792; SNG ANS 356 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 1097 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 399 (same obv. die); McClean 2394 (same dies). Toned. In NGC encapsulation 4165401-006, graded XF, Strike: 4/5, Surface: 4/5, Fine Style. Wings approved.

From the Mercury Group Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 86 (31 March 2004), lot 86; Triton VII (12 January 2004), lot 70.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 118 lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 13-14 September 2021. CNG Feature Auction 118 – Session One – Greek Coinage Part 1 will be held Monday morning, 13 September 2021 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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