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The minting of ancient greek coins spans the 7th century BC through to early AD. The coinage of Ancient Greece is vastly different from one region to the next with seemingly countless varieties. Many ancient greek coins are considered artistic masterpieces for their elegant and detailed designs.
Athens Old-Style "Owl" Tetradrachm, 449-413 BC, VF

"Owls" were extremely popular as a central currency of the ancient world and thus the design remained unchanged for quite…

Attica, Athens, AR 'New Style' Owl Tetradrachm, c. 165-142 BC, Magistrates Ktesi and Euma, struck c.139/8 BC

On the new style coinage, continuing the tradition of the old style, 'AΘE' is short for 'Athens'. However distinct…

Baktrian Kings, Antimachos II Nikephoros, AR Drachm, Nike, 171-160 BC

The Indo-Greek King Antimachos (alternatively spelled Antimachus) II Nikephoros ("the Victorious") ruled the territory spanning the Hindu-Kush to the Punjab.…

Baktrian Kings, Apollodotos I, AR Drachm, Elephant, 160-150 BC

Apollodotos I Soter ("the Saviour") was an Indo-Greek king. His territory spanned the western and southern parts of the Indo-Greek…

Baktrian Kings, Menander I Soter, AR Drachm, Athena, 160-145 BC

Menander I Soter ('the Saviour') is the best-known of the Indo-Greek Kings. He ruled the areas south of the Hindu…

Baktrian Kings, Menander I Soter, AR Drachm, Athena, 160-145 BC

Menander I Soter ('the Saviour') is the best-known of the Indo-Greek Kings. He ruled the areas south of the Hindu…

Baktrian Kings, Menander I Soter, AR Drachm, Athena, 160-145 BC

Menander I Soter ('the Saviour') is the best-known of the Indo-Greek Kings. He ruled the areas south of the Hindu…

Baktrian Kings, Menander I Soter, AR Drachm, Athena, 160-145 BC

Menander I Soter ('the Saviour') is the best-known of the Indo-Greek Kings. He ruled the areas south of the Hindu…

Baktrian Kings, Menander I Soter, AR Drachm, Athena, 160-145 BC

Menander I Soter ('the Saviour') is the best-known of the Indo-Greek Kings. He ruled the areas south of the Hindu…

Baktrian Kings, Menander I Soter, AR Drachm, Athena, 160-145 BC

Menander I Soter ('the Saviour') is the best-known of the Indo-Greek Kings. He ruled the areas south of the Hindu…

Bruttium, Brettii, AE Sextans, 214-211 BC

The Bretti inhabited the southernmost part of Italy, in what today is known as Calabria. Originally a thriving race, they…

Bruttium, Kroton, AR Stater, 480-430 BC

Kroton was an Achaean colony founded in 710 BC in what is today Crotone, Calabria. The city flourished and…

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