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Triton XV, Lot: 1138. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 17.15 g, 6h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 292-291 BC. Diademed head right, with bull’s horn / ΔHMHTPIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, Poseidon Pelagaios seated left on rock, holding aplustre and trident; to inner left, monogram above Z; HP monogram to outer right. Newell 99 var. (dies XCIII/165 [obv. die not listed for this issue]); SNG Saroglos 899 (same rev. die); de Luynes 1692 (same rev. die). EF, toned, slight die shift on reverse. Very rare issue.