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    Choice Messana Tetradrachm

    SICILY. Messana. Ca. 420-410 BC. AR tetradrachm (27mm, 17.35 gm, 9h).  Biga of mules to right, driven by a female charioteer; above, Nike flying right crowning wreath with wreath, olive leaf in exergue / ΜΕΣΣ-Α-Ν-ΙΟ-Ν, hare springing right,  dolphin leaping right below. Caltabiano 493 (D201/R201). SNG Lloyd 1093 (same dies). Jameson 649 (same dies). Well-centered and struck in sound metal from fairly fresh dies. Lustrous. NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 5/5.

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