SICILY, Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II.
|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 115. Estimate $2000.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $2600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
275-215 BC. AR 16 Litrai – Tetradrachm (13.27 g, 10h). Struck circa 218/7-214 BC. Diademed and veiled bust left; filleted thyrsos to right / BAΣIΛIΣΣAΣ ΦIΛIΣTIΔOΣ, Nike, holding reins in both hands, driving slow quadriga right; A to right. CCO - (D17/R15 [unlisted die combination]); BAR Issue 65; SNG ANS -; SNG Lloyd -; Basel -; BMC 553 (same rev. die); Winterthur 989 (same rev. die). EF, toned. Charming portrait style.