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Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 183. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.32 gm, 12h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 289-288 BC. Diademed and horned head right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, Nude Poseidon standing left, right foot on rock, holding trident in left hand; monograms to outer left and right. Newell 124 (obverse die CXXII); cf. AMNG III 9-11; SNG Alpha Bank 952; SNG München 1050; SNG Ashmolean 3255 (same obverse die). Good VF, lightly toned. ($1000)