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505835.

SICILY, Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II. 275-215 BC. AR 16 Litrai – Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 12.96 g, 1h). Struck circa 240-218/5 BC. Diademed and veiled head left; thyrsos to left / BAΣIΛIΣΣAΣ [Φ]IΛIΣTIΔOΣ, Nike driving slow quadriga right; crescent above, A to right. CCO 209 (D17/R19); BAR Issue 65; HGC 2, 1554. Good VF, lightly toned, some porosity.


Ex Spink 183 (26 September 2006), lot 559.