Silver tetradrachm of Demetrios Poliorketes

Silver | 3 x 0.4cm | Ca. 289–288 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Head of Demetrios Poliorketes/Poseidon with trident

Mint of Amphipolis

Demetrios Poliorketes was among the first of Alexander’s successors to mint coins bearing his own portrait image. The youthful king is represented with bull’s horns, signalling ...
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