Auction 114 - Part I

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Tu, 07.05.2019, from 11:00 AM CEST
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Description

Messana. Tetradrachm circa 412-408, AR 16.91 g. Biga of mules driven l. by nymph Messana; above, Nike flying r. to crown the nymph. In exergue, two dolphins, snout to snout. Rev. ΜΕΣΣΑ – Ν – Ι – Ο – Ν Hare running l.; below, head of Pan l. SNG Ashmolean 1848 (these dies). Boston 293 (these dies). Caltabiano 606.
Very rare and in unusual condition for the issue. Lovely iridescent
tone and about extremely fine

Ex Beaussant Lefèvre 11, October 2011, 14. Privately purchased in Paris in 1938.

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Price realized 6'000 CHF
Starting price 4'800 CHF
Estimate 6'000 CHF
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