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10600217

Ex Star, Godefroy, and Pozzi Collections

CNG 106, Lot: 217. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.04 g, 12h). Ephesos mint. Struck circa 301-295 BC. Diademed and horned head right / Poseidon Pelagaios standing left, preparing to throw trident; monogram to left, ivy leaf to right. Newell 57d = Pozzi 967 (this coin); HGC 3.1, –. Near EF, old cabinet tone, minor die breaks. Very rare portrait drachm.


From the Belgica Collection. Ex Star Collection (LHS 102, 29 April 2008), lot 145; Münzen und Medaillen AG 73 (17 October 1988), lot 142; Godefroy Collection (Hess 253, 8 March 1983), lot 145; Ars Classica XVII (3 October 1934), lot 381; Prof. Samuel-Jean Pozzi Collection (Naville I, 14 March 1921), lot 967.