A very rare tetradrachm of Demetrios III with a superb portrait
Lot 1384
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios III Eukairos, 97/6-88/7 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 15.87 g, 1 h), Antiochia on the Orontes, perhaps 88/7. Diademed head of Demetrios III to right. Rev. [B]AΣIΛEΩ[Σ] / ΔHMHTPIOY / ΘEOY - ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Zeus seated left, holding Nike in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to inner left, N above A; below throne, monogram; all within wreath. SC pl. 55, 2445 (same obverse die). Very rare and with a superb portrait. Thin scratches on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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500 CHF
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11000 CHF
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Closing time: 14-Aug-21, 22:31:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.


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