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Ancient Coins

Coins first arose in the early Iron Age to better store and transport value, as the previously used ingots became bulky and unwieldy for traveling merchants. Many of these early coins were stamped from electrum, a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver. These electrum coins were eventually displaced by pure silver and pure gold coinage as smelting techniques improved.

The type and worth of a coin was often defined by the powerful city states of the time. King Croesus of Lydia (present-day Turkey) is credited with creating the gold and silver standard. Later, Athens used their trade power to popularize their particular standard of silver coins. While all of Greece’s city states used a drachm as a measure of value, the actual weight varied from location... Read more

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February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€120 (starting bid)

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Tetradrachm, 479-393 BC

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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Tetradrachm, around 148 BC

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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silver coin

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€280 (starting bid)

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silver coin

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Tetradrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Amisos - Owl Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Apollonia Pontica - Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Apollonia Pontica - Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Greek - Byzantion - Cow and Dolphin Fourré Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Greek - Cappadocia - Ariarathes VII - Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Cappadocia - Ariobarzanes I - Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Chersonessos - Hemidrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (1 bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Chersonessos - Hemidrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Greek - Ionia - Kolophon - Autonomous Tetartemorion

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Ionia - Miletos - 1/48th Stater

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Istros, Thrace - Obol

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (1 bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Kallatis - Dionysos Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins-Terone,Macedonia - Tetrobol

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£60 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins-Macedonia-Alexander III-Zeus Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Greek - Macedonia-Alexander III-Zeus Drachms [4]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£70 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Mysia - Parion - Gorgoneion Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Parium, Mysia - Hemidrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins-Pergamum - Cistophoric Tetradrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins-Pergamum - Cistophoric Tetradrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Rhodos - Helios Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£70 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins-Sinope - Eagle's Head Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins-Sinope - Eagle's Head Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Greek - Termessos Major - Pisidia - Large Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek- Termessos Major - Pisidia - Zeus Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Termessos Major - Pisidia - Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Termessos Major - Pisidia - Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Termessos Major - Pisidia - Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Termessos Major - Pisidia - Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Termessos Major - Pisidia - Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins-Termessos Major-Pisidia-Tyche Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins-Termessos Major-Pisidia-Zeus Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Termessos Major - Pisidia - Bronze

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Thasos - Satyr Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Thasos - Satyr Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Thasos - Satyr Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Thasos - Satyr Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Thrace - Olbia - Dolphin Money [7]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Thrace - Chersonessos - Hemidrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins -Thrace-Byzantium - Bull Hemidrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Fraction

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Mixed Bronzes [50]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Mixed Bronzes Group [50]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Mixed Bronzes Group [50]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Mixed Bronzes Group [50]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Mixed Bronzes Group [50]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Small Bronzes Group [33]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Mixed Bronzes [11]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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Ancient Greek Coins - Mixed Bronzes [9]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Greek - Persis - Drachm and Fraction Group [3]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£90 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek- Persis - Artaxerxes II - Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Greek Coins - Persis - Oxathres - Drachm Group [3]

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£100 (starting bid)

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Greek - Parthia - Mithradates II - Archer Drachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Ancient Greek  - Ptolemy II Philadelphos - Obol

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Celtic - Danubian Celts - Imitative Tetradrachm

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£70 (starting bid)

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