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Ancient Coinage of Thessaly, Demetrias


Demetrias, a principle tranding town of Thessaly, was re-founded by Demetrios Poliorketes. Its coinage (struck 302-286 BC) was limited to hemidrachms and a few very rare bronzes.

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BMC 1Demetrias, Thessaly, AR hemidrachm. Ca 290 BC. Head of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / DHMH TRIEWN above and beneath prow right, IS monogram in left field. BMC 1; SNG Cop 48-49.TextImage
McClean 4567Demetrias, Thessaly, ca 290 BC. AR Hemidrachm. 2.38 gr. Bust of Artemis to right, with quiver over shoulder; IS monogram below / DHMH TRIEWN above and beneath prow left. BMFA 872; McClean 4567.TextImage
SNG Cop 45Demetrias, Thessaly, AR hemidrachm, 290 BC. 2.39 gr. Head of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / DHMH TRIOS above and beneath prow right with star on deck. SNG Cop. 45.TextImage
SNG Cop 46Demetrias, Thessaly, AR hemidrachm. Ca 290 BC. Head of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / DHMH TRIEWN above and beneath prow right, S in left field. SNG Cop 46; Moustaka 61.TextImage
Winterthur 28Demetrias, Thessaly, AR tetrobol, 2.37 gr. 302-286 BC. Head of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / DHMH-TRIEWN above and beneath prow right, IS monogram in left field. BMC 1; Bloesch Winterthur 28.TextImage
See also: Entry for Demetrias on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Demetrias in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Demetrias at AncientImports.com
Search for Demetrias at Incitatus Coins

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