Messana. Tetradrachm circa 412-408, AR 17.34 g. Biga of mules driven l. by charioteer, holding reins and kentron. In exergue, two dolphins swimming downwards snout to snout. Rev. MEΣΣANIOΣ Hare springing l.; beneath, ear of barley with stalk and leaves. Above, bird flying l. McClean 2398 (these dies) and pl. 80, 1. SNG Fitzwilliam 2398 (these dies). Caccamo Caltabiano 620.
In an exceptional state of preservation. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc
Privately purchased from Tkalec in 1995.
|Price realized||12'000 CHF|
|Starting price||10'000 CHF|