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bgr_902435 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - DEMETRIOS POLIORCETES Drachme

MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - DEMETRIOS POLIORCETES Drachme AU
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Type : Drachme
Date: c. 295-275 AC.
Mint name / Town : Milet, Ionie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 3,82 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Joli portrait d’Héraklès. Revers agréable. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Héraklès à droite, coiffée de la léonté.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus aétophore, les jambes croisées, assis à gauche sur un siège sans dossier, nu jusqu'à la ceinture, tenant un aigle posé sur sa main droite et un long sceptre bouleté de la gauche.
Reverse legend : ALEXANDROU// (MI).

Historical background


MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - DEMETRIOS POLIORCETES

(301-288 BC)

Coinage in the name of Alexander III the Great type

Demetrius, is the son of Antigone le Borgne who was killed at the battle of Ipsos in 301 BC. He crushed the fleet of Ptolemy at the battle of Salamis in Cyprus (The statue of the Victory of Samothrace). A great strategist, he received the nickname of Poliorcète (the besieger). King of Macedonia after the death of Cassander, in 294 BC, he was dethroned by Lysimachus and Pyrrhus and died a prisoner of Antiochus in Syria (283 BC)..

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