Messana. Tetradrachm circa 420-413, AR 17.28 g. ΜΕΣ – ΣΑΝΑ retrograde; Biga of mules driven r. by charioteer, wearing long chiton and holding reins in both hands and kentron in r.; in exergue, two dolphins swimming snout to snout. Rev. ΜΕΣ – ΣΑ – Ν – Ι – ΟΝ Hare leaping r.; below, dolphin r. Boston 292 (this obverse die). SNG ANS 363 (this obverse die). Caltabiano 533.
Light iridescent tone and good extremely fine
Privately purchased from Tkalec 1995.
|Price realized||13'000 CHF|
|Starting price||4'800 CHF|