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    - ID: 935

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 2001-04-06

    SICILIY.
    Messana.

    AR-Tetradrachm, 425/421 B. C.
    Av.: Biga of mules to r., crowned by Nike, in exergue, olive leaf with fruit.
    Rv.: Hare to r., below, fly.
    17,28 h.

    Ref.: BoC 13/1, 1988, p. 4, 3, cf. Caltabiano 479 ff., cf. Rizzo, pl. 26, 1.

    FAKE
    – a struck counterfeit. The dies are taken from an original, they are apparently not made of metal, but of a hard, plastic material.