Ancient coins are surprisingly affordable. There are countless varieties of ancient coins available to suit a budget for everyone in our Australian based web-store. From common late Roman coins which can be found for well under $100, to beautiful statements of creativity from the Period of Fine Art of Ancient Greece which can be worth many thousands of dollars.
For collectors of modern coins, you can instantly make the switch to ancient coins and you would unlikely feel any difference in your pocket - or collect both, it is up to you! When you can buy a coin minted 2000 years ago for less than what you would pay for a current year's proof set of your country's coins, I think it is fair to say that it spells incredible value.
Collecting ancient coins beats visiting a museum. You cannot touch anything in a museum. When you invest in a collection of coins, you are acquiring knowledge: about the region the coin is from, the emperors and rulers of its day, the ancient inscriptions on its faces, the historical events and beliefs inspiring its vivid images and strange symbols. You are also acquiring the right to hold in your hand a direct connection to that past.
Why hand down boring heirlooms to your children. Gift your children something that will be appreciated, not end up on a dusty shelf awaiting the arrival of another generation. Watch your children's eyes light up when you show them an ancient coin and tell them it came from thousands of years ago. Add your pedigree to the provenance of the coin - one day your coin might be sold and the fact you owned it, preserved along with it. Ancient coin collectors like to know who owned their coins previously.
Most people will stare in disbelief when you tell them you collect ancient coins and that you can buy them in Australia! They will think you are joking when you tell them you have a coin of Alexander the Great, or Julius Caesar. That disbelief soon turns into intense curiosity when you tell them that contrary to public perception,
A single coin is all it takes to begin a collection. A small step to take towards an lifelong enriching pastime.
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