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    Rare Alexander-Type Demetrius

    MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Demetrius I Poliorcetes (306-283 BC). AR tetradrachm (27mm, 17.08 gm, 6h). NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 4/5. Tyre, 290-287 BC. Head of Heracles right, wearing lion skin headdress / ΔHMHTPIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle in right hand and scepter, dolphin in circle in left field, A below throne. Newell, The Coinage of Demetrios Poliorketes, 31 (one example cited).  HGC 1009b (R1). Extremely rare variety! Deeply struck and attractively toned.

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    April, 2018
    20th-23rd Friday-Monday
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