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ID:     194611
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Messana
Date Ruled:     Circa 420-413 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 420-413
Weight:     16.61 g
Obverse Legend:     ΜΣΣΣ−ΑΝΑ
Obverse Description:     The nymph Messana driving slow biga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins with both
Reverse Legend:     ΜΣΣ−Σ−Α−Ν−ΙΟ−Ν
Reverse Description:     Hare springing right; below, dolphin right
Primary Reference:     Caltabiano 518/526 (D206/R223)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 356
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=51498
Grade:     Toned VF.