16 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Philistis, struck under Hieron II
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0476.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.54 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Philistis (wife of Hieron II) left, wearing fillet and veil.
Behind head, a wreath.
Reverse: Quadriga with horses walking to right, driven by Nike.
In field above:
Inscription in Greek above and below.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)