An excellent tetradrachm of Demetrios I Poliorketes
Lot 68
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.17 g, 5 h), Amphipolis, circa 294-293 BC. Nike, blowing a trumpet and holding a stylis, alighting to left on a left-facing prow. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - ΔHMHTΡIOΥ Poseidon, nude but for wreath of reeds and a chlamys draped over his left arm, striding left, hurling trident from his upraised right hand; to left, tripod; to right, Z above monogram of ME. CNG 106 (2017), 220 (same dies). Newell 94 (dies LXXXV/-). SNG Copenhagen -. SNG München -. An excellent, lightly toned example. Very minor traces of overstriking, otherwise, good extremely fine.


From the Argyros Collection, ex Meister & Sonntag 3, 6 October 2005, 20.
Estimate:
2000 CHF
Starting price:
1600 CHF
Hammer price:
7500 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Oct-18, 06:00:00 CET
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