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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 224

KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31.5mm, 17.16 g, 8h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 291-290 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 224.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 7 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31.5mm, 17.16 g, 8h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 291-290 BC. Diademed and horned head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY, Poseidon Pelagaios, nude, standing left, right foot propped on rock, holding trident in left hand, right arm resting on leg; monograms to outer left and right. Newell 124 (obv. die CXXII); SNG Alpha Bank 952; SNG Saroglos 903–5; Hirsch 1113 (same obv. die); Hunterian 9; Pozzi 960. Toned. EF. High relief, and struck on a broad flan. An attractive coin in hand.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Numismatics Fine Arts XXV (29 November 1990), lot 86; Tkalec & Rauch (25 April 1989), lot 71.


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.