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ID:     161012
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Messana
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Tetras
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 407/6-396
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     6.91 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     [ΜΣ]ΣΣΑΝΙΩΝ
Obverse Description:     Hare springing left; lagobolon above, locust on exergue line below
Reverse Description:     Cuttlefish
Primary Reference:     Caltabiano 692.12 (D3/R7) = Calciati I 2/1 = Virzi 1132 (this coin)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 382
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=77865
Grade:     VF, green patina.
Notes:     Ex David Freedman Collection (Triton V, 15 January 2002), lot 195; Malter 1 (9 November 1973), lot 47; Tom Virzi Collection, 1132.