16 Litra Piece (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

218-215 BC
Greek (Syracuse)
Coins and Currency
silver
Sicily, Syracuse
Overall: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
80.152
Nothing is known of Philistis except that she occurs on numerous coins issued during the reign of Hieron II of Syracuse. She was most likely Hieron’s wife.
Gift of Dr. Marvin Murray
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