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Nomos 17

26 October 2018
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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Estimate: 5000 CHF
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Lot 58

SICILY. Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II, 275-215 BC. 16 Litrai (Silver, 26 mm, 13.57 g, 1 h), 218/7-214. Diademed and veiled bust of Philistis to left; behind, long torch. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑΣ / [ΦΙΛΙΣΤΙΔΟΣ] Nike driving quadriga galloping to right; below horses, Ε. Burnett, Enna 48 (same dies). CCO 36 (D11/R19). SNG ANS 886-7 (same obverse die). SNG Copenhagen 823 (same reverse die). A lovely example, with a fine portrait, an especially lively reverse, and beautiful surfaces. Reverse struck slightly off center and with minor die faults, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 88, 14 September 2011, 35 and Bank Leu 48, 10 May 1989, 77.

Online bidding closes: 26 Oct 2018, 10:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 11 Aug 2022, 17:34:34 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:5500 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 26 Oktober 2018 at 10:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Seperate registration is required.

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