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ID:     752533
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Messana
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 425-421
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     17.29 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Charioteer driving slow biga of mules right, holding reins with both hands; above, Nike flying right, crowning mules; leaf with fruit in exergue
Reverse Legend:     ΜΣΣ−ΣΑ−Ν−Ι−ΟΝ
Reverse Description:     Hare springing right; below, dolphin right
Primary Reference:     Caltabiano 494 (D201/R202)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 357 (same obverse die)
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd 1094 (same dies); SNG TÜbingen 608 (same dies); Jameson 649 (same obverse die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Superb EF.