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ID:     80000115
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Philistis
Date Ruled:     275-215 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     16 Litrai
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 218/7-214
Weight:     13.27 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and veiled bust left; filleted thyrsos to right
Reverse Legend:     BAΣIΛIΣΣAΣ / ΦIΛIΣTIΔOΣ / A
Reverse Description:     Nike, holding reins in both hands, driving slow quadriga right; A to right
Exergue:     ΦIΛIΣTIΔOΣ
Primary Reference:     CCO - (D17/R15 [unlisted die combination])
Reference2:     BAR Issue 65
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -; Basel -; BMC 553 (same rev. die); Winterthur 989 (same rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, toned
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 115 Charming portrait style.