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Ancient Greek Coins Pictures Ancient Greek coins have a variety of attributes that enable differentiation between the currencies of indi.

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Silver stater circa BCE of Alexander of Pherai, Thessaly. Head of Ennodia, an ancient Greek goddess associated with Artemis, Hecate, or Persephone on obverse. Reverse shows Alexander of Pherai riding.

THRACIA, Lysimachos, 306-281 BC, tetradrachm, approximate 297-281 BC, Assos (?), Rv. : head of deified Alasdair the Great with diadem and hippocampus right, Rv. : Athena with Nike, at her shoulder leaned lance and shield left throning, in the left field griffin's head over monogram, fine style, due to the embossing a little bent, 16. 90 g, ss

THRACIA, Lysimachos, 306-281 BC, tetradrachm, approximate 297-281 BC, Assos (?), Rv. : head of deified Alasdair the Great with diadem and hippocampus right, Rv. : Athena with Nike, at her shoulder leaned lance and shield left throning, in the left field griffin's head over monogram, fine style, due to the embossing a little bent, 16. 90 g, ss

Silver tetradrachm Head of Athena in Attic helmet. Reverse female figure and owl inscription ΙΛΙΑΔΟΣ ΑΘΗΝΑΣ, ΚΛΕΩΝΟΣ ΙΛΙΟΥ 188 – 160 BC.

Silver tetradrachm from Troy during the Hellenistic period, BC. Head of Athena in Attic helmet. Reverse female figure and owl with inscription: ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΙΛΙΑΔΟΣ, ΚΛΕΩΝΟΣ ΙΛΙΟΥ, "Athēnas Iliados, kleōnos Iliou".

Tetradrachm of Philipp II, made posthumously c. 315/4 - 295/4 B. C. in Amphipolis

Tetradrachm of Philipp II, made posthumously c. in Amphipolis. From auction Gorny & Mosch 146

51. Anglo-Norman Coins. The significant thing about these coins is not the objects themselves. It is the gap of almost 200 years between them. Coins are tokens of the health of the colonial Anglo-Norman economy in Ireland. That the colony produced virtually no new coins for such an extensive period is striking evidence of the series of disasters that overtook it during the 14th century. “When sorrows come,” says Hamlet, “they come not single spies, but in battalions.”

That the colony produced virtually no new coins for such an extensive period is striking evidence of the series of disasters that overtook it during the century. A history of Ireland in 100 objects is available in all good bookshops and as an ebook.

AIOLIS, Kyme tetradrachm circa 150-145 AD, early style "a Roman silver coin" .

AIOLIS, Kyme tetradrachm circa 150-145 AD, early style

AIOLIS, Kyme tetradrachm circa AD, early style "a Roman silver coin" .

Dionysius I (406-367 BC). 100 litrae (Attic standard), c.405-400 BC, Ancient Greece, Sicily.

Greek States/ Sicily AV 100 Litrai circa /Attic Standard Dionysius I

Vespasian Denarius. July-December, 71 AD.   Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M, laureate head right   Rev: AVGVR PON MAX, sacrificial implements: ladle, whip, jug & lituus.

Vespasian Denarius. July-December, 71 AD. Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M, laureate head right Rev: AVGVR PON MAX, sacrificial implements: ladle, whip, jug & lituus.

ARKADIA, Pheneos. Circa first or early 2nd quarter of the 4th century. Obol (Silver, 0.91 g 12). Head of youthful Hermes to left, with his petasos hanging behind from a cord around his neck. Rev. ΦΕΝΙ Upright kerykeion; to right, acorn and oak leaf.

Obol (Silver, g Head of youthful Hermes to left, with his petasos hanging behind from a cord around his neck. to right, acorn and oak leaf.

Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm coin with the head of Antiochus II who reigned 261-246 BCE, Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.

Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm coin with the head of Antiochus II who reigned BCE, Hellenistic Seleucid Empire. History of Macedonia - the ancient kingdom of Greece of

Lycia, stater. Perikles (yes that Perikles). Expelled from Athens he ironically became a Persian Satrap.

Perikles (yes that Perikles). Expelled from Athens he ironically became a Persian Satrap.

Silver tetradrachm of Augustus    Roman, around 5 BC  From the mint of Antioch, Syria    Roman monetary policy in the East

Silver tetradrachm of Augustus Roman, around 5 BCE minted in Antioch, Syria, Roman monetary policy in the East

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