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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Macedonia with head of Demetrios Poliorketes

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Obverse: Head of Demetrios Poliorketes with diadem and bull's horn. Border of dots. Reverse: Poseidon standing left, nude, right foot on rock, right hand resting on thigh. In raised left hand, a trident. Monograms at left and within wreath between his legs. Inscription in Greek. Struck...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 290 B.C.


Sikyon-Demetrias (Peloponnesos) (?), Macedonia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0708.


Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.99 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins