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Greek Coins

ancient coin buyers guideAncient Greek coinage is known for its amazing beauty and wide variety of artistic style. Most Greek coinage were made using silver, gold, electrum (a naturally occurring alloy of silver and gold), copper alloy, and bronze. Some of the most artistically advanced coins in human history were issued during this time and amazingly struck thousands of years ago.
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  • Antiochus VII Silver Tetradrachm NGC Choice About Uncirculated

    Struck nearly 2,200 years ago, these large and intricate silver tetradrachms struck by Antiochus VII have remarkable detail and history. Besides the obvious historic importance, these coins are hand-struck in high-relief and no two coins are exactly alike. They are excellent examples of Hellenistic art. Certified by NGC in Choice About Uncirculated condition, they are remarkable ancient silver coins, indeed. The obverse depicts Antiochus VII facing right, similar to the tetradrachms of Alexander the Great. The reverse has a standing figure surrounded by various implements and markings. We feel that attractive, high-end ancient silver offers a great value in the current marketplace and these are absolutely stunning in all regards. Highly recommended while available. Learn More

    Regular Price: $931.50

    Special Price $775.00

  • Lysimachus Silver Tetradrachm NGC Mint State 5x5

    Prominently featured in the 100 Greatest Ancient coins book, this stunning silver stater was struck by Lysimachus, one of Alexander the Great's most trusted generals, nearly 2,300 years ago. The portrait on the front is thought to be that of Alexander himself, tribute to the respect he garnered. This is the exact coin you will receive and it has been preserved in an amazingly high, mint state grade with a 5/5 strike and surfaces. This is without a doubt one of the finest examples we've had the privelege of offering. Learn More
    $5,865.00

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  • Syracuse Silver Decadrachm NGC Extremely Fine in Fine Style

    This is one of the most beautiful and important Ancient coins you will ever see. Ranked as #3 out of the 100 Greatest Ancient coins, this is the finest example of classic Greek artistry in coinage. It is immense in size--over 42 grams of pure silver and is more like a three-dimensional 2,400 year-old medallion. Euainetos was the engraver of this piece at the Syracuse Mint. His compositions are characterized by their simplicity and realism, and by a fine sense of proportion. Considered high classical style, this is without a doubt a desirable coin known throughout the world. On the obverse is a racing quadriga, over which flies NIke, shown crowning the chariot driver. Below is a shield, and other armor. The reverse depicts a lifelike depiction of the nymph Arethusa wearing a reed wreath in her hair, and pearl necklace, and a triple pendant earring. Graded by NGC Ancients as Extremely Fine condition, the coin is totally original and has been awarded the coveted Fine Style designation for quality. If you're looking for a coin to put away for a while, we highly recommend you strongly consider this 2,400 year old Greek masterpiece. Learn More

    Regular Price: $53,300.00

    Special Price $52,750.00

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  • Attica Owl Silver Tetradrachm NGC Mint State 4x4

    This stunning and original mint state example dates back around 2,400 years! Issued in Attica, the strike and overall eye appeal are extraordinary as most known survivors are heavily worn. These are also mentioned in the top 10 of all 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, making it very desirable. When we come across stunning mint condition ancients like this we quickly acquire them as they are easy to sell. Great coin for the price, highly recommended. Coin pictured is the actual coin you will receive. Learn More
    $3,795.00

  • Carthage Silver 1/2 Shekel General Hannibal MS NGC

    We have never had the opportunity to offer a silver half-shekel issued by Hannibal in 210 B.C and this happens to be one of the absolute finest examples that NGC has ever graded. Awarded a lofty mint state grade, for the money this is a great coin given the fact that an extremely fine example recently brought over $5K at auction. The obverse depicts what is thought to be a lifelike rendition of the famous General and the reverse depicts an elephant, the animal used by Hannibal to win battles. This is an epic coin and its importance cannot be overstated. Hannibal is one of the most renowned Generals in human history, and this half silver shekel is the highest grade that NGC has ever awarded for this rare issue. Learn More

    Regular Price: $10,971.00

    Special Price $10,750.00

  • Pamphylia Silver "Wrestler" Stater NGC Very Fine

    Struck nearly 2,400 years ago, this extremely well-struck silver tetradrachm is far nicer than most we encounter. Typically very worn with poor centering, this particular example is very pleasing overall. The obverse depicts two lifelike wrestlers, reminiscent of the earliest Olympic games. Very nice coin for the money and reasonably priced, as well. Learn More

    Regular Price: $600.00

    Special Price $499.00

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  • Antiochus VII Silver Tetradrachm NGC About Uncirculated

    Struck nearly 2,200 years ago, these large and intricate silver tetradrachms struck by Antiochus VII have remarkable detail and history. Besides the obvious historic importance, these coins are hand-struck in high-relief and no two coins are exactly alike. They are excellent examples of Hellenistic art. Certified by NGC in About Uncirculated condition, they are remarkable ancient silver coins, indeed. The obverse depicts Antiochus VII facing right, similar to the tetradrachms of Alexander the Great. The reverse has a standing figure surrounded by various implements and markings. We feel that attractive, high-end ancient silver offers a great value in the current marketplace and these are absolutely stunning in all regards. Highly recommended while available. Learn More

    Regular Price: $793.50

    Special Price $695.00

  • Alexander the Great Drachm NGC Choice Mint State Lifetime, Fine Style

    As of today, there have been NO coins graded higher by NGC Ancients for this beautiful issue struck during the rule of Alexander the Great. These intricate silver Drachms (pronounced 'drahms')were struck over 2,300 years ago and have been preserved in an immaculate state, with crisp strikes and a remarkable overall look. Each coin has been awarded the Fine Style designation by NGC, implying it to be of the highest artistic quality. The obverse depicts Hercules with a lion-scalp helmet and the reverse features Zeus atop a throne holding an eagle, with various symbols, some mintmarks. If you're looking for a remarkable Ancient at a surprisingly reasonable price, this is it. Learn More

    Regular Price: $2,263.00

    Special Price $2,195.00

  • Eucratides I Silver Tetradrachm NGC Mint State 5x4

    This is the only example of this interesting, large silver issue that we've ever handled. The coin certainly doesn't look like it was struck 2150 years ago, that much is for certain. Weighing nearly 17 grams of pure silver, it depicts Eucratides I helmeted, on the obverse. The is the only mint state example we've encountered. Amazing! Learn More
    $5,100.00

  • Ionia Electrum 1/6th Stater NGC Mint State 5x4

    This is a remarkable coin struck around 500 B.C. that has been preserved in mint state condition. The obverse depicts a Corinthian soldier in lifelike form, and the coin itself has been preserved as if it were struck yesterday. Electrum coinage in such a high grade is highly desirable and very rare. Learn More

    Regular Price: $4,420.00

    Special Price $4,250.00

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