Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II (275-215 BC). AR 16 litrae (26mm, 13.59 gm, 11h). In the name of Queen Philistis, struck ca. 216-215 BC. Diademed and veiled head of Philistis left; star behind / ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑΣ ΦΙΛΙΣΤΙΔΟΣ, Nike in walking quadriga right, holding reins, eight-pointed star above. Burnett, Enna 34ff. SNG ANS 879. Attractive old dark cabinet toning. NGC Choice XF? 5/5 - 5/5, Fine Style.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    World and Ancient Coin Bibliography

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    17th-22nd Thursday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,611

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 20 days left to consign to the 2018 August 14 - 17 ANA WFOM World Coins Signature Auction - Philadelphia!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I wish to extend our appreciation to you for over $925,000.00 realized from the above subject auction. This amount realized was approximately $110,000.00 more than we anticipated.
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,
    Newport Beach, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 25 - 29 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 25 - 29 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $20,943,061
    2018 April 20 - 23 CCE World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 20 - 23 CCE World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $8,516,285
    2018 April 26 - 30 CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 26 - 30 CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $946,904