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88000035
CNG 88, Lot: 35. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II. 275-215 BC. AR 16 Litrai – Tetradrachm (26mm, 13.57 g, 1h). Struck circa 218/7-214 BC. Diademed and veiled bust left; torch behind / Nike driving galloping quadriga right; E to lower right. CCO 36 (D11/R19); BAR Issue 65; SNG ANS 886-7 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 823 (same rev. die); Burnett, Enna 48 (same dies). Near EF, lustrous, minor die break on reverse.


Ex Leu 48 (10 May 1989), lot 77.