Coin of Demetrius I of Macedon

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Carole Raddato
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published on 22 March 2016

Tetradrachm portraying Demetrius I of Macedon (ruled 294 – 288 BCE). On the reverse, Poseidon stands left, foot on rock, holding trident. The Greek inscription reads ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ "King Demetrius". (Archaeological Museum, Pella)



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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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