Greek

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.
Cilicia, Tarsos, Tarkumuwa (Datames), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC, AR Obol, struck c. 380 BC

Tarsos is an ancient city of Cilicia, situated in modern-day south-central Turkey. Originally the capital of its native rulers, from…

Corinthia, Corinth, AR Stater, ca. 375-300 BC

Corinth was one of the richest and most important cities in ancient Greece. Situated on the isthmus which connected Peloponnesos…

Dyrhachium, Illyria, AR Drachm, c 229 BC

A beautifully preserved coin, it has been struck off-centre meaning part of the inscription on the reverse never made its…

Euboia, Histiaia, AR Tetrobol, 3rd to 2nd centuries BC

Euboia (Euboea) is the second-largest island in Greece. Histiaia was an ancient town on the island named after the nymph…

Illyria, Dyrrhachion, AR Stater, c. 340-280 BC

Dyrrhachion or Dyrrachium was founded by the ancient Greeks as Epidamnos in 627 BC. Later, the Romans renamed the…

Illyria, Dyrrhachion, AR Stater, c. 340-280 BC

Dyrrhachion or Dyrrachium was founded by the ancient Greeks as Epidamnos in 627 BC. Later, the Romans renamed the city…

Islands off Caria, Rhodos, Rhodes, AR Drachm, Plinthophoric Coinage, struck c. 170-150 BC

In antiquity, Rhodes was a city on the island of Rhodes, known for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the…

Islands off Thrace, Thasos, AR Eighth Stater – Diobol, Satyr, c. 500-480 BC

Thasos (Θάσος) is the northern most island of Greece. First colonised by the Phoenicians, likely due to its gold mines,…

Islands off Thrace, Thasos, AR Sixteenth Stater – Obol, Dolphin, c. 500-480 BC

Thasos (Θάσος) is the northern most island of Greece. First colonised by the Phoenicians, likely due to its gold mines,…

Islands off Thrace, Thasos, AR Sixteenth Stater – Obol, Dolphins, c. 500-480 BC

Thasos (Θάσος) is the northern most island of Greece. First colonised by the Phoenicians, likely due to its gold mines,…

Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II, 359-336 BC, AR Tetradrachm, Dolphin and Pi Control Marks, struck c. 323/2-316/5 BC

Philip II of Macedon was King of Macedon and father of Alexander the Great and Philip III Arrhidaeus. The silver…

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