SICILY, Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II.
|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 712. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
274-215 BC. AR 16 Litrae (13.35 g, 6h). Struck circa 216-215 BC. Diademed and veiled bust left; star to right / BASILISSAS FILISTIDOS
, Nike driving slow quadriga right, holding reins in both hands; star above, K before. Burnett 39 (same obv. die); SNG ANS 879 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 825 (same obv. die). Near EF, struck with slightly worn obverse die, minimal die rust on obverse. ($1000)From the John F. Sullivan Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 45 (18 March 1998), lot 136.