Sicily was colonised in the eighth century BC, with the most significant colonies being those established at Syracuse, Gela, Himera, and Akrages. The city-states were a key part of Greek civilisation and were considered as part of Magna Graecia.
Sicily, Messana, 480-461 B.C., Ar Tetradrachm
Obv., Biga of mules driven right by bearded charioteer, olive-leaf in exergue; rev. Hare bounding right, MESSENION
Condition: Fine condition