Auction 14


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Estimate:
5'000 CHF
Price realized:
6'500 CHF

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Description

SICILY, Messana. 420-413 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 17.31 g 12). ΜΕΣΣΑΝΑ (retrograde) The Nymph Messana, wearing long chiton and holding whip and reins with both hands, driving biga of mules to right; in exergue, two opposed dolphins. Rev. ΜΕΣΣΑΝΙΟΝ Hare springing to right; below, dolphin swimming to right. Caltabiano 536. SNG ANS 362. Lightly toned and well-struck. Nearly extremely fine.

From the Stoecklin Collection, bought from Bank Leu in Zürich.
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