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ID:     765600
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Messana
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 412-408
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     17.27 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Nymph Messana driving biga of mules left, holding reins; above, Nike flying right, crowning nymph; confronted dolphins in exergue
Reverse Legend:     ΜΣΣ−Σ−Α−ΝΙ−Ο−Ν
Reverse Description:     Hare springing right; below, dolphin right
Primary Reference:     Caltabiano 609 (D218/R239)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 367 (same dies)
Reference3:     BMC 48 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=80119
Grade:     EF, darkly toned, light cleaning marks on obverse, minor die break on reverse.