Troas, Ilion

7,500.00

1 in stock

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Description

Demetrios, magistrate, circa 188-133 BC. AR tetradrachm, 16.73 gr., 36.5 mm.

Obv: head of Athena Ilias to right, wearing laureate and triple-crested Attic helmet.

Rev: AΘHNAΣ ΙΛΙAΔΟΣ; the Palladion: Athena Ilias standing to the right, holding filleted spear in

her right hand and distaff in her left; in exergue: ΔHMHTPIOY; to inner left: monogram above, owl

below; to inner right: prow to the left.

Ref: BMC -; Bellinger Troy -; SNG von Aulock -; Lexicon p. 439 and 1015 for magistrate’s name.

Extremely rare. Good very fine.

An apparently unrecorded variety of a rare type.