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Egyptian Empire

ancient coin buyers guidePtolemy was one of Alexander the Great’s most beloved generals. After Alexander’s death in 323 B.C., Ptolemy was appointed satrap (governor) of Egypt. In 305 B.C. he declared himself King Ptolemy I and ruled over the Egyptians as a pharaoh. The Ptolemaic dynasty lasted until the Romans defeated them in 30 B.C. Coinage of the Ptolemaic dynasty was impressive and beautiful and struck in gold, silver, and bronze. Download Your Free Ancient Coin Report













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  • Arsinoe II Silver Decadrachm NGC Choice Extremely Fine 5x3

    This large decadrachm hails from the Ptolemaic (Egyptian) empire roughly 2,300 years ago and depicts Arsinoe II on the obverse with a cornucopia on the back, meant to reflect the vast wealth of the kingdom.
    Both gold and silver examples of this issue were produced and today the silver coins are far scarcer than their gold counterparts. Coin pictured is the exact coin you will receive. Amazing in all regards and a wonderful ancient specimen. Learn More

    Regular Price: $27,540.00

    Special Price $26,950.00

  • Ptolemaic Gold Octodrachm NGC AU 5X3

    The largest gold coin of the ancient world, this impressive gold coin weighs in at just under an ounce of pure gold. It is also prominently featured in the 100 Greatest Ancient Coins book. The front depicts Arsinoe II and the reverse depicts a cornucopia reflecting the vast wealth of Egypt at the time. NGC has notated Light Marks on the holder which is the reason for the reduction in price. It would be several thousand more dollars if it were an unimpaired About Unc. coin. Coin shown is the exact coin you will receive. Learn More

    Regular Price: $14,883.75

    Special Price $14,500.00

  • Ptolemy III Gold Octodrachm NGC About Uncirculated 5x3 Fine Style

    Octodrachms are some of the most impressive of all ancient coins and they're highly desirable today because of the fact that they contain an ounce of pure gold. This particular example has been given a fine style designation by NGC implying it to be of the highest artistic quality. Ptolemy is depicted on the obverse wearing a crown and holding a trident and a cornucopia is on the reverse, reflecting the vast wealth of ancient Egypt. Superb coin for the price and coin pictured is the exact coin you will receive. Learn More
    $22,770.00

  • Arsinoe II Gold Octodrachm NGC Choice Extremely Fine 5x3

    This impressive gold octodrachm contains just under an ounce of pure gold and depicts a veiled portrait of Arsinoe II on the obverse and a cornucopia on the back. This coin is prominently featured in the 100 Greatest Ancient coins book and is highly popular today with collectors around the world. The coin shown is the exact coin you will receive. Learn More
    $16,320.00

  • Ptolemy II Gold Tetradrachm NGC Choice Extremely Fine 5x4

    Most gold coins from the Ptolemaic empire found today are the larger sized Octodrachms, however, this particular example is one of the smaller sized and rarer gold Tetradrachms. This example is very attractive for the assigned grade and depicts four portraits on the coin--two on each side--of the Royal family. Coin shown is the exact coin you will receive. Really an excellent buy at current levels. Learn More
    $7,590.00

  • Arsinoe II Silver Decadrachm NGC Extremely Fine 5x2

    This is a very rare coin in any grade and it depicts a veiled portrait of Arsinoe II from the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt. On the reverse is a cornucopia representing the vast wealth of Egypt at the time. It has some environmental damage as noticed on the holder and because of that we were able to procure it for around $8k less than a normal Extremely Fine example. Impressive, rare and beautiful--highly recommended. Learn More
    $17,250.00

  • Cleopatra VII Copper 80 Drachmae NGC Fine

    Ptolemaic Kingdom, Cleopatra VII, AE 80, Drachmae, NGC, Fine,Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5 Learn More
    $1,700.00

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