SICILY. Messana. Circa 425-421 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.00 mm, 17.06 g, 2 h). The nymph Messana, wearing long chiton and holding whip in her right hand and the reins in both, driving biga of mules walking to right; above, Nike flying to right with a wreath to crown the mules; in the exergue, two opposed dolphins. Rev. ΜΕΣ-Σ-ΑΝΙ-Ο-Ν Hare springing to right; below, dolphin swimming to right. Caltabiano 499 (D202'/R207). SNG ANS 361 (same dies). SNG Ashmolean 1844 (same dies). Well-centered, and with a lively hare. Light die rust, otherwise, good very fine.
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