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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 147. Estimate CHF5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF6500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.99 g 3), Pella, c. 294-293. Nike, blowing a trumpet and holding a stylis, alighting to left on a left-facing galley prow. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon, nude but for wreath of reeds and a chlamys wrapped around his left arm, striding left, hurling trident from his upraised right hand; to left, monogram of ΖΩ; to right, within inscription, dolphin swimming left above star with eight rays. Newell 68. Lightly toned and sharply struck - a splendid example. Good extremely fine.