Demetrius Poliorcetes (306–283 BCE)


Demetrius Poliorcetes (306–283/2 BCE). Silver tetradrachm. Diademed head right, with bull’s horn. TTB

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Demetrius Poliorcetes (306–283/2 BCE). Silver tetradrachm (17.17 gm). Amphipolis, ca. 289–autumn 288 BCE. Diademed head of Demetrius right, with bull’s horn / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ, Poseidon standing left, right foot on rock, resting right arm on right thigh and holding trident in left hand, ΦΕΥ monogram in outer left field, ΔΡ monogram in outer right field. Newell 124 (CXXVIII/268), pl. xiii, 8 (same dies). With a magnificent portrait in high relief. Very fine. TTB

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