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CNG 111, Lot: 66. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Messana. 420-413 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.60 g, 10h). The nymph Messana, holding kentron and reins, driving slow biga of mules left; two dolphins confronted in exergue / Hare springing left; below, grain ear left. Caltabiano Series XIV, 511 (D205'/R212); HGC 2, 790; SNG ANS 372; SNG Copenhagen 403; SNG Lockett 823; BMC 42; Rizzo pl. XXVI, 8 = Kraay & Hirmer 55 (all from the same dies). VF, toned, slightly granular.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection.