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Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Demetrios I of Macedonia

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

289-288 BCE

Artist:

Greek; minted in Amphipolis, Macedonia

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of king diademed to right with small bull’s horn
Reverse: Poseidon to left, with foot on rock

Status

On View, Gallery 151

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Demetrios I of Macedonia

Origin

Macedonia

Date

Struck 289 BCE–288 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ "King Demetrius"

Dimensions

Diam. 2.9 cm; 17.02 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4909

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