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ID:     80000114
     [UNVERIFIED]
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:     13.42 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and veiled bust left; spear to right
Reverse Legend:     BAΣIΛIΣΣAΣ / ΦIΛIΣTIΔOΣ / MI
Reverse Description:     Nike, holding reins in both hands, driving slow quadriga right; MI above
Primary Reference:     CCO 182 (D19/R32)
Reference2:     BAR Issue 65
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -; Basel -; SKA 3, lot 135 (same dies); G. Manganaro, “Un ripostiglio siciliano del 214-211 A. C. e la datazione del denarius” in JNG 31/32, 1 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132337
Grade:     Good VF, toned, a few minor marks under tone.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 114 Ex A.D.M. Collection (Numismatic Ars Classica O, 13 May 2004), lot 1416.