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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 59. Estimate CHF3500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF3200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II. 275-215 BC. 16 Litrai (Silver, 25mm, 13.59 g 4), 218/7-214. Diademed and veiled bust of Philistis to left; behind, star of six points. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑΣ ΦΙΛΙΣΤΙΔΟΣ Nike driving quadriga moving slowly to right; above, eight-pointed star; to right, Κ . SNG ANS 881. A very attractive, sharply struck and nicely toned example. Minor die fault on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the B. in B. Collection, ex Sternberg XIII, 17 November 1983, 100.