A copper coin issued by King Demetrius Poliorcetes of Macedonia in the period 294-288 BC
Mint: not recorded

Reference: Sear vol.2 p.629 No.6774

Obverse Description

Macedonian shield decorated at the center with a monogram of Demetrios' name (worn and very difficult to see)

Reverse Description

Crested Macedonian helmet with Greek letters A S on either side (Note, von Guerard saw the crest as a bow.)

Edge Description



Demetrius I called Poliorcetes (The Besieger) was a king of Macedon (294-288 BC). He belonged to the Antigonid dynasty.

More Information