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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 223

KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.28 g, 7h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 294-293 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 223.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.28 g, 7h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 294-293 BC. Nike standing left on prow of galley left, blowing trumpet she holds in her right hand and cradling stylis in her left arm / BA-ΣIΛE-ΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY, Poseidon Pelagaios, nude, standing left, seen from behind, preparing to throw trident held aloft in his right hand, chlamys draped over extended left arm; tripod to left; to right, Z above ME monogram. Newell 94 (dies LXXXV/– [obv. die unlisted for issue, rev. die not known]); HGC 3, 1012f; Triton XIX, lot 102 (same dies); Triton XVII, lot 164 (same dies); CNG 106, lot 220 (same dies). Fully lustrous, minor die break on obverse (diagnostic for this die). EF. Well struck.

From the San Vicente Collection.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.