coin project
Please support our sponsors

Log In | Register
[83798 Coins (44239 Unverified)]
Advanced Search
Search By Coin ID
Ancient Africa (157)
Ancient East (4671)
Ancient Spain (872)
Byzantine (753)
Celtic (372)
Goths, Vandals (259)
Greek (22567)
Roman Imperial (32425)
Roman Provincial (8278)
Roman Republican & Imperatorial (2318)
Ancient and Medieval India (72)
Ancient and Medieval Far East (10245)
Central Europe and Italy (20)
Eastern Europe and Scandinavia (55)
Germany (30)
Islamic (22)
Western Europe (102)
Africa (5)
Asia (0)
Australia and the Pacific Islands (0)
Europe (17)
North America (0)
South America (0)
Ancient Imitations (444)
Modern Forgeries of Ancient Coins (19)
Medieval Imitations (0)
Modern Forgeries of Medieval Coins (0)
Modern Forgeries of Modern Coins (0)
Submit New Coin(s)
Sponsors page
Terms of Service
Contact Us
About Us
FAQ Page
Coin Detail
Click here to see enlarged image.
ID:     155910
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN Kings
Issuer:     Demetrius Poliorcetes
Date Ruled:     306-285 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 290
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     16.82 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and horned head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙ[ΟΥ]
Reverse Description:     Poseidon seated left, holding aphlaston in outstretched right hand, trident in left; Phrygian helmet in inner left field
Mint:     Uncertain
Primary Reference:     Newell 137 (reverse die 277)
Reference2:     cf. AMNG III 13
Reference3:     SNG Alpha Bank -
Reference4:     SNG Cop -; SNG Ashmolean -; Boston MFA 707 (same reverse die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Very rare issue. Ex KÖlner MÜnzkabinett 4 (12 December 1969), lot 17.