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Obolos 18

21 February 2021
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Hammer Price:  1600 CHF
Lot 96

SICILY. Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II, 275-215 BC. 16 Litrai (Silver, 27 mm, 13.17 g, 2 h), 240-218/5. Diademed and veiled bust of Philistis to left; behind, grain ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑΣ / ΦΙΛΙΣΤΙΔΟΣ Nike driving quadriga galloping to right; above, crescent with points upwards; to right, KIΣ; below horses, grain ear. CCO 69 (D17/R46). HGC 2, 1554. SNG ANS 882 (same obverse die, but same reverse die as SNG ANS 888). SNG Copenhagen 824 (same dies). Minor flan faults, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, bought from Münzhandlung Athena on December 1998.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:48:00 CET Current Date & Time: 24 Apr 2024, 15:19:45 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:1600 CHF by Donmbice (11 bids)
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