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Lot 86

Estimate: 5'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'000 CHF Price realized: 4'500 CHF
Messana. Tetradrachm circa 420-413, AR 17.15 g. ΜΕΣ – ΣΑΝΑ retrograde Biga of mules driven r. by charioteer, wearing long chiton and holding reins in both hands and kentron in r.; in exergue, two dolphins swimming snout to snout. Rev. ΜΕΣΣΑΝ – Ι - ΟΝ Hare leaping r.; below, dolphin r. Boston 292 (this obverse die). SNG ANS 362 (this reverse die). Caltabiano 534.
Old cabinet and about extremely fine

Ex Pegasi sale XXV, 2011, 48.

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