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Lot nuber 44

SICILY, Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II. 275-215 BC. AR 16 Litrai – Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 13.56 g, 7h). Struck circa 218/7-215 BC.


Electronic Auction 523
Lot: 44.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II. 275-215 BC. AR 16 Litrai – Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 13.56 g, 7h). Struck circa 218/7-215 BC. Diademed and veiled head left; star to right / Nike, holding reins in both hands, driving slow quadriga right; star above, K to right. CCO 116 (D8/R26); BAR Issue 65; HGC 2, 1556; SNG Copenhagen 825 (same dies); BMC 555 (same dies). Light iridescent tone, some die wear, minor double strike on reverse. Good VF.

From the LH Collection. Ex Menlo Park Collection (Triton XXV, 11 January 2022), lot 5026 (hammer $2750); CNG inventory 715819 (September 1999).


Closing Date and Time: 7 September 2022 at 10:14:20 ET.

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