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Electronic Auction 458

Lot nuber 19

SICILY, Messana. 425-421 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.07 g, 1h).


Electronic Auction 458
Lot: 19.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Messana. 425-421 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.07 g, 1h). Charioteer, holding reins in both hands, driving slow biga of mules right; above, Nike flying right, crowning mules with open laurel wreath held in both hands; in exergue, two dolphins confronted / Hare springing right; below, dolphin right; MEΣ-Σ-ANI-O-N around. Caltabiano Series XIII, 499.4 (D202’/R207 – this coin); HGC 2, 787; SNG ANS 361 (same dies); SNG Ashmolean 1844 (same dies); Berlin 81 (same dies). Toned. VF. Well centered on a broad flan.

From the San Vicente Collection. Ex Dr. Feori Pipito Collection (Superior, 12 December 1987), lot 141; California State Numismatic Association Auction (Kosoff & Numismatic Enterprises, 31 October 1968), lot 1048.


Closing Date and Time: 18 December 2019 at 10:06:00 ET.

All winning bids are subject to a 18% buyer’s fee.