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Lot 3000    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $5,000
SOLD $4,400

MACEDON, King of, Demetrios I Poliorketes, (306-283 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.92 g), uncertain Macedonian mint, issued c.290 B.C., obv. diademed and horned head of Demetrios to right, rev. Poseidon seated to left on rock, holding aplustre in extended right right hand, trident in left hand, M in inner left field, on right, **BASILEWS*, on left side **DHMHTRIOU*, dotted border, (S.6763, Newell 135 [dies CXXXII/275], cf.Gabler AMNG III, 13, Jameson 1006, SNG Alpha Bank -, SNG Munich -). Reverse slightly double struck, extremely fine and very rare.

Ex CNG Triton VIII, 11th January 2005 (lot 184).

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