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SICILY, Messana. 420-413 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.11 g, 6h). The nymph Messana, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow biga of mules right; MEΣΣ-ANA above and before / Hare springing right; below, dolphin right; MEΣΣ-A-NI-O-N around. Caltabiano Series XIV, 518 (D206/R215); HGC 2, 792; SNG ANS 356 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 399 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 1097 (same obv. die); McClean 2394 (same dies). Light golden toning, underlying luster, minor edge split. Near EF. Well centered. A wonderful coin in hand.