Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Demetrius Poliorcetes (306-285 BC). AR tetradrachm (27mm, 16.86 gm, 12h). Uncertain mint, ca. 298-293 BC. Nike standing left on ramming prow of war galley, blowing trumpet / ΒAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY, Poseidon striding left, brandishing trident and chlamys wrapped around left arm. Newell --; cf. 38 for style. Good Very Fine.

    Since this coin bears no obvious mint marks or symbols, providing a mint attribution is difficult if not impossible. The poor style of the lettering and slightly light weight may suggest a contemporary imitation.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    World and Ancient Coin Bibliography

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    25th-1st Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 334

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 2 days left to consign to the 2018 July 12 - 16 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando !

    Learn about consigning with us

    We also followed the bidding online yesterday here in Salt Lake for the other 3 coins - great fun. Prices realized met or exceeded our expectations.
    Thomas M.,
    Salt Lake City, UT
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 25 - 29 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 25 - 29 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $20,943,061
    2018 April 20 - 23 CCE World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 20 - 23 CCE World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $8,516,285
    2018 April 26 - 30 CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 26 - 30 CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $946,904