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Triton XV, Lot: 1139. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 17.24 g, 9h). Uncertain mint in Macedon. Struck circa 289-288 BC. Diademed head right, with bull’s horn / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY, Poseidon Pelagaios standing left, right foot on rock, holding trident in left hand; to inner left, prow right; Φ to inner right. Newell 138 var. (position of prow), otherwise unpublished. Good VF, toned.


From the Deyo Collection. Ex Coin Galleries (10 April 1985), lot 72.