Messana in Sicily. ca. 478 to 476 BC. Silver tetradrachm

Ancient Coins - Messana in Sicily. ca. 478 to 476 BC. Silver tetradrachm
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Denomination : silver tetradrachm.  Mint : Messana.

Date : 478 to 476 BC

Size : 22.5 x 25.6 mm.  Weight : 17.34 grams.

Reference : Sear-842. Caltabiano 11B, 48. SNG ANS 10 (same dies).

Grade : VF attractively toned.  While on the image the two sides look like slightly different toning, on the actual coin they are about the same (more like the reverse on the image).

Obverse : Charioteer driving biga of mules right, with a leaf below.

Reverse : Hare bounding right, with MESSANION starting at about 4 o'clock and going around clockwise.

Price SKU: vcoin6031
US$ 1,095.00
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  • CHF 1,084.28
  • CAD 1,453.26

Rates for: 06/22/18

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