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Greek, Sicily, Syracuse, Philistis, wife of Hieron II, silver tetradrachm c. 240-216 BC

Greek, Sicily, Syracuse, Philistis, wife of Hieron II, silver tetradrachm c. 240-216 BC

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Greek, Sicily, Syracuse, Philistis, wife of Hieron II, silver tetradrachm c. 240-216 BC. 29 mm, 14.04 g.


Nothing is known about Philistis except what can be deduced from her fine coinage; her name is also found engraved on the theatre in Taormina. 

about EF, old toning, struck on a slightly convex flan. 

Caltibiano 187 (this coin) 

ex-Busso Peus Nachf. (Frankfurt), Auction 277, 25 October 1971, lot 44
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