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ID:     860219
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN Kings
Issuer:     Demetrius Poliorcetes
Date Ruled:     306-283 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 291-290
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     16.88 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and horned head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Poseidon Pelagaios standing left, right foot on rock, holding trident; monogram in circle to outer left
Mint:     Chalkis
Primary Reference:     Newell 147 var. (obv. die CL ; club below monogram)
Reference2:     SNG Alpha Bank -
Reference3:     SNG MÜnchen -
Reference4:     SNG Saroglos -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Rare without club on reverse. Ex Freeman & Sear 2 (31 January 1996), lot 365.