Demetrios Poliorketes, Tetradrachm

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Demetrios Poliorketes, Tetradrachm

Kingdom of Macedon, Demetrios Poliorketes (306-283 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Mint of Pella, struck c. 294-293 B.C. Nike advancing left on the prow of a ship left, she holds a stylis and blows a trumpet held in her raised right hand, rev. BA-ΣIΛEΩ-Σ / ΔHMHTPIOY, Poseidon, naked except for chlamys draped over his extended left arm, standing left, brandishing a trident, a monogram on left, a dolphin above a star on right, 7.20g. (Newell 68). In an exceptional state of preservation for this issue, with a particularly well-detailed reverse, lustrous and good extremely fine, a most attractive example.

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