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    SICILY. Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II (275-215 BC). AR 16 litrae (27mm, 13.21 gm, 4h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 2/5, Fine Style. Ca. 240-215/4 BC. Veiled and diademed head of Queen Philistis left, lit torch behind / ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑΣ / ΦΙΛΙΣΤΙΔΟΣ, Nike driving fast quadriga right; E below. SNG ANS 884. Burnett, Enna Hoard 48 (these dies). Solidly struck from fresh dies of fine style.

    Ex Numismatik Lanz, Sale 149 (24 June 2010), lot 63.


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