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Lot 1740    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $600
SOLD $300

SICILY, Syracuse, Hieron II (275-215 B.C.), silver sixteen litrai, (13.342 grams), obv. diademed and veiled head of Philistis to left, behind star, rev. Quadriga to right driven by Nike with horses walking, above a star and **[B]ASILISSAS*, below **[FILISTI]DOS*, K to right, (S.989, SNG ANS 880 [similar obverse and reverse dies]). Minor exergue porosity, otherwise very fine and rare.

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