Didrachm of Messana with biga of mules
about 460 B.C.
Mint: Sicily, Messana (Zankle)
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 028.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.11 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Male charioteer driving a biga of mules to right.
Ground line and border of dots
Reverse: Hare running to right.
By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 4, Pa.; February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 462.50
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour