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ID:     782029
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN Kings
Issuer:     Demetrius Poliorcetes
Date Ruled:     306-283 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 289-288
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     17.25 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and horned head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Poseidon Pelagaios standing left, right foot on rock, holding trident in left hand; monograms to inner left and outer right
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Newell 123 (dies CXXIV/243)
Reference2:     Pozzi 959 = Pozzi (Boutin) 2012 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG Berry 340 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF
Notes:     From the Semon Lipcer Collection. Ex Margaretha Ley Collection (Lanz 70, 21 November 1994), lot 63.