Sicily, Messana, 480-461 B.C., Ar Tetradrachm

£ 1,800.00

Obv., Biga of mules driven right by bearded charioteer, olive-leaf in exergue; rev. Hare bounding right, MESSENION

Date: Circa 5th Century BC
Condition: Fine condition


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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.

Weight 17.0 g


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