Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Most Famous Ancient Coin Collectors and Investors

Most Famous Ancient Greek and Roman Coin Collectors and Investors (Video)

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Most Famous Coin Collectors Mentioned in the Video:

Roman Emperor Augustus, Emperor 27 B.C. - 14 A.D. Thomas Jefferson President of the United States 1801-1805 John Quincy Adams President 1821-1825 Franklin Delano Roosevelt President 1933-1945 Tony Blair United Kingdom Prime Minister 1997-2007 James Earl Jones famous for doing Star Wars Movie voice for Darth Vader Wayne Gretzky Hockey Champion who invests in to coins Buddy Ebsen famous actor for Beverly Hillbillies television show Penny Marshall actress from famous show Laverne & Shirley Nelson Bunker Hunt Billionaire Oil Tycoon and Investor famously tied in with cornering the silver Market in the 1980's and had to sell his coin collection through Sotheby's in 1990 He was also the proud owner of the most famous ancient Roman coin of them all associated with the assassination of Julius Caesar for the sake of "liberty" by his most famous assassin Brutus Peter Weller an actor in the Robocop movies actually owned the famous Brutus coin at one point from the Nelson Bunker Hunt collector. Another probable owner of that coin was the late Jerry Weintraub, a famous Hollywood producer. King Farouk of Egypt who ruled 1936-1952 owned on the most expensive American Gold Double Eagle coin ever sold for over seven million dollars. Nicole Kidman has been rumored to collect coins, perhaps we'll find out more one day. Andre Dawson Baseball Hall of Fame Star Paul McCartney of the Beatles King Louis XIV 'Sun King" builder of Palace of Versailles had a fantastic con collection King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy who ruled 1900-1946 had the best coin collection John Larroquette Emmy award winning actor Bruce Williams popular talk show host, second after Rush Limbaugh collects coins Dennis Rodman Bulls Basketball Champion collects coins Mayer Amschel Rothschild founder of the Rothschild dynasty collected coins and amassed a fortune Jackie Onassis had an amazing gold coin collection JP Morgan Family had an amazing coin collection and donated pieces to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Kellan Lutz actor and model, played in a movie called Hercules Charlie Bodin actor said on twitter he is a coin collector Medici family, known to be patrons of the arts collected coins Allessandro Farnese who was grandson of Pope Paul III, both of whom collected coins put together one of the finest collections of coins, sculpture and artifacts from ancient Greek and Roman times. King George III of England made the first ancient coin museum in England To see the most amazing selection of ancient Greek, Roman, Biblical and world coins visit: http://www.trustedcoins.com You will also find amazing articles there, many with video, discussing the subjects of numismatic coin collecting. Most Famous Ancient Greek and Roman Coin Collectors and Investors Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OghpYB823Q http://bit.ly/famouscoincollectors Also see the article: http://www.trustedcoins.com/most_famous_ancient_greek_roman_coin_collectors_and_investors.html http://bit.ly/coincollectorsarticle

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Expert Discusses ANCIENT COINS for a Collection & Alternative Investment

Interview with Expert about Ancient Coin Collecting & Alternative Investing

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Collecting rare coins, the once-named “hobby of kings” has grown to become the “king of hobbies”, with people from all walks of life getting into the game. In Episode 22, investors will learn the basics of numismatic investing with rare coins dealer and coin expert Ilya Zlobin of TrustedCoins.com. Accredited Investor Markets Radio host Chris Cahill has an in-depth discussion with Zlobin about ancient coin quality and factors that affect value as well as what the coolest coins are on the market right now. About Ilya Zlobin Ilya Zlobin is an expert, author, enthusiast and dealer in ancient coins. He has authored dozens of articles and videos regarding various topics in ancient coin collecting. Ilya is world-renowned for his knowledge in this field having worked with over 54,000 ancient coins and having over 10 years experience in this field selling and researching numismatic coins. He continues writing articles and making videos educating the public about the wonders of ancient coins. His belief is that anything worth doing is worth doing well. He has a selection of thousands of different ancient coins available through his website , http://www.TrustedCoins.com Listen to it here:

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Ancient coins of MACEDONIA Greece from the Greek & Roman Times Collection and Guide

Ancient coins of MACEDONIA Greece from the Greek & Roman Times Collection and Guide

Learn about the types of ancient Greek coins from before Alexander the Great to the Roman control of the region

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This video is designed for the people that may be interested in collecting ancient Greek and Roman coins from Macedonia, either as a Kingdom, Region or Province. Explored in this article and video above is a selection of various cities and kings from Macedonia that I have in my collection available for sale in my eBay online coin shop. My goal is to cut years off the learning curve in collecting ancient coins by making informative videos, and when people learn about the wonder, I can help them get the coins they want, being a win win for everyone. Please share this article, thumb up the video when you watch it as it will help others find it, as the artificial intelligence of search engines picks those things up. Enjoy!


Macedonia or Macedon was an ancient kingdom on the northern periphery of Classical Greece and later the dominant state of Hellenistic Greece. It was ruled during most of its existence initially by the legendary founding dynasty of the Argeads, the intermittent Antipatrids and finally the Antigonids. Home to the Macedonians, the earliest kingdom was centered on the northeastern part of the Greek peninsula, bordered by Epirus to the west, Paeonia to the north, the region of Thrace to the east and Thessaly to the south. Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonia_(ancient_kingdom) 

The Roman province of Macedonia was officially established in 146 BC, after the Roman general Quintus Caecilius Metellus defeated Andriscus of Macedon, the last self-styled King of the ancient kingdom of Macedonia in 148 BC, and after the four client republics (the "tetrarchy") established by Rome in the region were dissolved. The province incorporated ancient Macedonia, with the addition of Epirus, Thessaly, and parts of Illyria, Paeonia and Thrace. This created a much larger administrative area, to which the name of 'Macedonia' was still applied. The Dardanians, to the north of the Paeonians, were not included, because they had supported the Romans in their conquest of Macedonia. Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonia_(Roman_province)


The Ancient Coins from Macedonia

ALEXANDER I, First King of Macedonia 495BC Ancient Silver Greek Coin Rare i36780

The Macedonian Kindom Alexander I - King: 495-454 B.C. Silver Light Tetrobol 14mm (1.51 grams) Reference: Sear 1484; B.M.C.5.,p.160,10 Horse pacing right; A on exergual line beneath. Crested helmet right in linear square within shallow incuse.King of Aigai, Alexander enlarge dhis kingdom after the retreat of the Persians in 479 B.C., and was the first of the Macedonian rulers to place his name on coinage.

ALEXANDER III the GREAT Pella Antigonos II Tetradrachm Silver Greek Coin i46302

Greek Coin of Macedonian Kingdom Alexander III the Great - King of Macedonia: 336-323 B.C. Struck under Antigonos II Gonatas: Macedonian King: 277-239 B.C. Silver Tetradrachm 27mm (16.80 grams) Pella mint, circa: 275-271 B.C. Reference: Price 621; Müller 230; SNG Copenhagen 713; Mathisen, Administrative VI.6, dies A19/P44 Head of Alexander the Great as Hercules right, wearing the lion-skin headdress. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Zeus Aetophoros seated left, holding eagle and scepter; Macedonian helmetin field to left; OK monogram below throne.

AKANTHOS in MACEDONIA 480BC Lion Authentic Ancient Silver Greek Coin i46281

Greek city of Akanthos in Macedonia Silver Tetrobol 15mm (2.11 grams) Struck circa 480-470 B.C. Reference: SNG ANS 18-21 Forepart of lioness right, seen from above; acanthus above. Quadripartite incuse square.

OLYNTHOS in MACEDONIA for CHALKIDIAN LEAGUE 432BC Apollo Lyre Greek Coin i49241

Greek city of Olynthos in Macedonia Chalkidian League Bronze 15mm (3.51 grams) Struck circa 432-348 B.C. Reference: Sear 1433; B.M.C. 5.31; Cf. Robinson-Clement Group M; SNG ANS 552 Laureate head of Apollo right. XAΛKIΔΕΩΝ, Lyre.

PERDIKKAS III brother of PHilip Kingdom of Macedonia 365BC Greek Coin i49479

Greek coin of the Kingdom of Macedonia Perdikkas III - King: 365-359 B.C. Bronze 18mm (3.34 grams) Reference: Sear 1515; B.M.C. 5.2,3 Head of young Hercules right wearing lion-skin headdress. ΠΕΡΔΙΚ / KA above and below lion standing right, holding broken spear in his jaws.

Amphipolis in Macedonia 410BC Apollo Torch Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i49256

Greek city of Amphipolis in Macedonia Bronze 20mm (8.18 grams) Struck 168-149 B.C. Reference: Sear 1390 var.; SNG ANS 87 var. Laureate head of Apollo left. ΑΜ / ΦΙ above and below race-torch; all within linear square.

Eion in Macedonia 475BC Goose & Lizard RARE Ancient Silver Greek Coin i26077

Greek city of Eion in Macedonia Silver Diobol 13mm (0.92 grams) circa 475-450 B.C. Reference: SNG ANS 284; SNG Lockett 1320 Goose standing right looking back, lizard above, H behind. Quadripartite incuse.

Alexander III the Great Bucephalus Ancient Greek MACEDONIA KOINON Coin i30608

Alexander III, the Great: Macedonian Greek King: 336-323 B.C. Roman Era, Olympic-Style Games Issue Bronze 25mm (12.19 grams) from the Koinon of Macedonia in Thrace under Roman Control Struck circa 222-235 A.D. under the reign of Roman Emperor Severus Alexander AΛЄΞANΔPOV, Head of Alexander the Great right with loose, flowing hair. KOINON MAKЄΔONΩN NEΩ, Alexander the Great on his legendary horse, Bucephalus, galloping right with cape flowing behind him and holding spear.* Numismatic Note: Leaders like Julius Caesar and the Romans and the Greeks alike had immense respect for the great accomplishments of Alexander the Great. Macedonia, being the kingdom of Alexander the Great's birth, this coin featuring his likeness heralds the Neocorate status of the area, along with the Olympic-style games that accompanied it. Highly-coveted type.

Akanthos in Macedonia 470BC Authentic Ancient Silver Greek Coin w Bull i36765

Greek city of Akanthos in Macedonia Silver Tetrobol 16mm (2.36 grams) Struck circa 470-390 B.C. Reference: SNG ANS 35 Forepart of bull kneeling left, head right, two laurel branches above. Shallow quadripartite incuse square.

Thessalonica in Macedonia 187BC Ancient Greek Coin Athena War Magic Horse i33502

Greek city of Thessalonica in Macedonia Bronze 18mm (4.50 grams) Struck 187-31 B.C. Reference: SNG ANS 770 Head of Athena wearing Corinthian helmet. ΘEΣΣAΛO / NIKHΣ above and below horse prancing right.

Thessalonica in Macedonia 88BC RARE Ancient Greek Coin Centaurs Janus i40946

Greek city of Thessalonica in Macedonia Bronze 24mm (6.59 grams) from the ancient Greek city of Thessalonica in the Province of Macedonia 88-21 B.C. under the control of the Romans Reference: Moushmov 6607 Laureate head of Janus ΘEΣΣAΛONIKEΩN, Two Centaurs prancing, back to back, each holding branch.

URANOPOLIS in MACEDONIA 300BC Aphrodite as Uranus Earth Globe Greek Coin i42118

Greek city of Uranopolis in Macedon Bronze 17mm (3.47 grams) Struck circa 300 B.C. Reference: Sear 1475; SNG Cop. 455; SNG ANS 914;SNG Evelpidis 1363; BMC 2 Eight-rayed star, representing the sun. OYPANIΔΩΝ ΠΟΛΕΩΣ, Aphrodite Urania seated facing on globe, holding sceptre.

AMPHIPOLIS in MACEDONIA 158BC Shield Helmet Ancient Silver Greek Coin i30137

Greek city of Amphipolis in Macedonia Silver Tetrobol 14mm (2.48 grams) Struck 158-149 B.C. Reference: Sear 1387 cf.; B.M.C. 5., p.9,11 cf. Macedonian shield, at center of which MA / KE above and below club right. Macedonian helmet left, with cheek-pieces.

PHILIP V King of Macedonia 180BC Rare Greek Coin HERO O PERSEUS Flute i21960

Greek King: Philip V - King of Macedonia: 221-179 B.C. Bronze 18mm (4.04 grams) Uncertain Macedonian mint. Struck circa 180/79 B.C. Reference:  Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 28; Touratsoglou, Macedonia 24; SNG München 1194 Head of hero Perseus right, wearing winged Phrygian helmet. B A / Φ above and below harpa within oak wreath.

PHILIPPI Macedonia 357BC Hercules Tripod Bow QUALITY Ancient Greek Coin i275088

Greek city of Philippi in Macedonia Bronze 18mm (5.80 grams) Struck 357-330 B.C. Reference: Sear 1452 var.; B.M.C. 5.8 var. Head of young Hercules left in lion's skin. Tripod; ΦIΛIΠΠΩΝ to right, bow in case to left.  

KASSANDER king of Macedonia 319BC Hercules Lion Ancient Greek Coin i49232

Greek coin of the Kingdom of Macedonia Kassander - King: 319-297 B.C. Bronze 15mm (2.94 grams) Struck at Pella or Amphipolis Reference: SNG Copenhagen 1154-5; Cf. SNG Alpha Bank 937-41 (monograms). Head of young Hercules right, clad in lion's skin. BAΣIΛEΩΣ KAΣΣANΔPOY, Lion walking left, broken spear in jaws; monograms below.

AMPHAXITIS Macedonia 196BC Hercules & Club RARE Ancient Greek Coin i30661

Greek city of Amphaxitis in Macedon Bronze 21mm (6.51 grams) Struck 196-168 B.C. Reference: Sear 1376; B.M.C. 5.1,2; AMNG III 73; SNG Copenhagen 36 var. (monograms) Head of young Hercules right, in lion's skin. ΑΜΦΑ / ΞΙΩΝ abow and below club right, within oak-wreath; monogram beneath.'Autonomous issue in the time of the Macedonian kings Philip V and Perseus. 

Macedonia 288BC Ancient Greek Coin Shield w Gorgon's head Helmet i30222

Greek - Macedonia during the Interregnum period 288-277 B.C. Bronze 15mm (3.82 grams) Reference: Sear 6781 Macedonian shield with Gorgon's head at center. Macedonian helmet dividing B - A ; in lower field to left, caduceus; to right, monogram.

TRAGILOS in MACEDONIA 400BC Hermes & Rose Ancient Greek Coin i31186

Greek city of Tragilos in Macedonia Bronze 17mm (4.52 grams) Struck circa 400 B.C. Reference: Sear 1472; SNG ANS 911; SNG Copenhagen 452 Head of Hermes right, wearing petasos. TPAIΛION, Rose; crescent in field to right.

Roman Republic Caecilia 29a Conquest of Macedonia Shield Elephant Coin i45456

Roman Republic M. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus moneyer Silver Denarius 17mm (3.78 grams) Rome mint, circa 127 B.C. Reference: Caecilia 29a; B.M.C. 1147; Syd. 480a; Craw. 263/1b Head of Roma right, ROMA downward behind, star below chin. M. METELLVS. Q . F around Macedonian shield with elephant's head at center; all within laurel wreath.

Roman Protectorate of Macedonia 168BC Roma Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i40774

Greek city of the Roman Protectorate of Macedonia Bronze 25mm (11.47 grams) Struck circa 168-167 B.C. Time of Aemilius Paullus. Gaius Publilius. Quaestor, circa 168-167 B.C. Helmeted head of Roma right. MAKEΔONΩN / TAMIOY ΓAIOY / ΠΟΠΛΙΛIΟΥ in three lines, all within oak wreath.* Numismatic Note: Very rare, possibly unpublished coin from the Roman Macedonian protectorate with the name of the famous consul of the Roman Republic!

AUGUSTUS 27BC Edessa in Macedonia Authentic Ancient Roman Coin i33917

Augustus - Roman Emperor: 27 B.C. - 14 A.D. Bronze 22mm (9.83 grams) of Edessa in Macedonia Reference: Sear GIC 28; B.M.C. 5.39,16 ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ, Laureate head right. ΕΔΕΣ / ΣΑΙΩΝ in two lines within laurel-wreath; Θ above.

Tiberius 14AD Philippi Macedonia City Foundation Scene Ancient Roman Coin i30519

Tiberius - Roman Emperor: 14-37 A.D. - Bronze 18mm (4.18 grams) mint of Philippi in Macedonia 14-37 A.D. Reference: RPC I 1657; BMC 89 TI AVG, Bare head of Tiberius right. Foundation scene, two priests (pontiffs) plowing with two oxen right.

Claudius 41AD Province of Macedonia Ancient Roman Coin Macedonian shield i32126

Claudius - Roman Emperor: 41-54 A.D. - Bronze 24mm (6.87 grams) from the Province of Macedonia 41-54 A.D. Reference: RPC 1612; SGI 425. TI KΛAVΔIOΣ KAIΣAP, bare head left. ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN around the Macedonian shield.

TITUS & DOMITIAN CAESARS 77AD Stobi Macedonia Roman Coin Dionysus Temple i28335

Titus & Domitian as Caesars Bronze 25mm (5.10 grams) of Stobi in Macedonia Struck 77-78 A.D. Reference: RPC 311; Boric-Breskovic, Stobi, p. 29, Type 3; AMNG III -; Varbanov 3805 T CAESAR IMP DOMITIANVS CAESAR, Laureate and draped bust of Titus right vis-à-vis bare head of Domitian left. MVNICIPI STOBENSIVM, tetra-style temple on podium with two steps; inside, Dionysus standing left; clipeus in pediment.

DOMITIAN 81AD Amphipolis Macedonia ARTEMIS Ancient Roman / Greek Coin i29397

Domitian - Roman Caesar: 69-81 A.D. Emperor: 81-96 A.D. - Bronze 19mm (5.99 grams) of Amphipolis in Macedonia Reference: RPC 341; SNG Cop. 100 AVTO KЄCAP ΔOMITIANOC, Laureate head right. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Artemis Tauropolos standing left, holding long torch and branch, shield at her feet.

MARCUS AURELIUS 161AD Macedonia Koinon Shield Ancient Roman Coin i48742

Marcus Aurelius - Roman Emperor: 161-180 A.D. - Bronze 18mm (5.58 grams) of Macedonia Koinon Reference: Varbanov 3046 var. (head laureate), Moushmov 5890 var. (same), AMNG 283 var. (same) Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. KOINON MAKEDOΔΟΝΩΝ around Macedonian shield.

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Ancient Celtic Proto Money Trading TOKEN Coins VIDEO Guide

Guide to Ancient Coins of Celtic Tribes from France Germany Britain and Europe

Video and Article dealing with Authentic Coins of the Celts and Proto-Money Trading Tokens

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Celtic tribes lived in a lot of areas on the fringes of the empires of the ancient Greeks and Romans. The Romans and Greeks considered the Celts barbarians. But the fact is that the ancient Celts were the ancestors of the modern German, French, Swiss, Eastern European, British and other European cultures. The Celts paint a unique picture with the style of coins they used. They also used trading tokens or what can also be described as proto-money. What the Celts also did was issue their own coins in the styles of the Greek and Roman peoples of the time for trading purposes. This article with video deals with Celtic coins from their development, a bit about their history with many examples shown in an amazing video presentation. The coins shown and many more are available for sale.

The books that I recommend in the article in regards to learning more about Celtic coinage are Coinage in the Celtic World by Daphne NashGreek Coins and Their Values Volume I and Volume II by David R. Sear, and Ancient Coin Collecting VI Non-Classical Cultures by Wayne G. Sayles.

Celtic Danube Eastern Europe 500BC Pre Coin TRISKELES MONEY Trading Token i48911

Eastern Europe Celtic Tribes of the Danube Region Bronze Proto-money Trading Token of "Triskeles Money" 16mm x 17mm (5.06 grams) Circa 500-300 B.C. The ancient Celts used proto-money trading tokens like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area and possibly even afterwards, at least for trade between each other. This is called triskeles money because of it's shape and is a name that could be assigned to it. The ancient Celts would carry this type of money on a string around their body such as in a necklace fashion. A benefit to this type of money is that it allowed for a basic unit of exchange above barter, perhaps of a type recognized as money for a certain region. This allowed for the basic the benefits of money as it is used in today's world and the ability to have a flourishing free market economy. An important part of ancient history of money as it developed and progressed. Very rare type as most Celtic proto-money is what is known as "wheel money" or "ring money" along with second most plentiful being "bell money".

Celtic Danube Eastern Europe 6-2CentBC Ring Wheel Money Triskeles "Coin" i48405

Eastern Europe Celtic Danube Region Bronze "Ring or Wheel or Roulles" Proto-money Trading Token of Triskeles Shape 35mm x 11mm (3.56 grams) Circa 500-100 B.C. The ancient Celts proto-money trading tokens like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area and perhaps even afterwards. This is a type I have never seen before in the Triskeles shape.

Celtic Danube Eastern Europe 6-2CenturyBC Ring Wheel Money Roulles "Coin" i48390

Eastern Europe Celtic Danube Region Bronze "Ring" or "Wheel" or "Roulles" money 25mm x 2mm (3.54 grams) Circa 500-100 B.C. The ancient Celts proto-money trading tokens like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area and possibly even afterwards.

Celtic 700BC Arrowhead Proto-Money Pre-Coin Token Istros Black Sea Area i44440

Celtic Arrowhead Proto-Money City of Istros in the Black Sea Area & Eastern Danube Region Cast Bronze 39mm x 10mm (2.36 grams) circa 700-600 B.C. Reference: SNG Black Sea 218 Arrowhead-shaped proto-money trading token. The ancient Celts from the Eastern Danube and Black Sea areas used proto-money like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area.

Celtic Danube Eastern Europe 500BC Pre- Coin BELL MONEY Trading Token i48902

Eastern Europe  Celtic Tribes of the Danube Region Bronze "Bell Money" 22mm x 19mm (6.60 grams) Circa 500-300 B.C. The ancient Celts used proto-money trading tokens like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area and possibly even afterwards, at least for trade between each other. This is called bell money because of it's shape and therefore there is no clapper inside as it was used for currency. The ancient Celts would carry this type of money on a string around their body such as in a necklace fashion. A benefit to this type of money is that they can be easily stacked and counted, and allowed for a basic unit of exchange above barter. This allowed for the basic the benefits of money as it is used in today's world and the ability to have a flourishing free market economy. An important part of ancient history of money as it developed and progressed.

Celtic Danube Eastern Europe 6-2CenturyBC Ring Wheel Money Roulles "Coin" i44444

Eastern Europe Celtic Danube Region Bronze "Ring or Wheel or Roulles" Proto-money or Trading Token 38mm x 4mm (7.30 grams) Circa 500-100 B.C. The ancient Celts proto-money trading tokens like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area and perhaps even afterwards.

Celtic Danube Eastern Europe 6-2CenturyBC Ring Wheel Money Roulles "Coin" i44425

Eastern Europe Celtic Danube Region Bronze "Ring" or "Wheel" or "Roulles" money 23mm x 11mm (14.10 grams) Circa 500-100 B.C. The ancient Celts proto-money trading tokens like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area and possibly even afterwards.

Celtic Danube Eastern Europe 6-2CenturyBC Ring Wheel Money Roulles "Coin" i48343

Eastern Europe Celtic Danube Region Bronze "Ring" or "Wheel" or "Roulles" money 23mm x 5mm (9.79 grams) Circa 500-100 B.C. The ancient Celts proto-money trading tokens like this to conduct trades before the introduction of coins to the area and possibly even afterwards.

Celtic Eastern Europe Silver TetraDrachm as Greek Philip II Macedon Coin i44055

Celtic Tribe of Eatern Europe Making coins in style of Greek king Philip II - King of Macedon: 359-336 B.C. Silver Tetradrachm 25mm (13.53 grams) under unknown Celtic Tribe circa 300-200 B.C. Laureate head of Zeus right. Youth on horseback right. * Numismatic Note: The Celtic peoples would issue their own versions of the coins of their neighbors, such as the Greeks which have their own unique style to behold. Quality ancient Celtic coin. The Celts of Eastern Europe imitated ancient Greek coins of the time period, this one of Philip II. King Philip II of Macedonia was father of Alexander the Great and his coins referred to his Olympic victory. The reason they did this as they traded with the Greeks and their coins were popular and recognized for trade, so they struck their own. You can see the Cetlic style showing on this coin. 

Celtic of Danube Silver Tetradrachm Greek Style Coin Similar to Thasos i44010

Celtic Tribe of the Danube Making coins in style of the Greek city of Thasos on Island in the Thracian Sea Silver Tetradrachm 32mm (16.57 grams) Struck by the Danubian Celts circa 148-50 B.C. Reference: S-215; BMC-Celtic-221; Lanz-967 Head of young Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy and with band across forehead. HPAKΛΕΟΥΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΘΑΣΙΩΝ - Hercules, naked, standing left, holding club, lion's skin over left arm; monogram in field to left. * Numismatic Note: The Celtic peoples would issue their own versions of the coins of their neighbors, such as the Greeks which have their own unique style to behold. Quality ancient Celtic coin. The Celts of the Danube imitated ancient Greek coins of the time period, this one of the city of Thasos in Thrace. The reason they did this as they traded with the Greeks and their coins were popular and recognized for trade, so they struck their own. You can see the Cetlic style showing on this coin. A rich and fertile island off the southern coast of Thrace, Thasos possessed prolific gold mines and had a controlling interest in many of the silver mines on the mainland.

CELTIC Tribe of GALLIA CISALPINA Gaul 2nd Cen BC Massalia Silver Coin i45944

Celtic Tribe of Gallia Cisalpina Silver Drachm 15mm (3.36 grams) Struck circa 2nd Century B.C. in the style of the Ancient Greek coins of Massalia Reference: De La Tour 2126 Head of Nymph right. ΜΕΣΣΑ, lion standing right. The Celts were interesting groups people who made their coins in the styles of the Greek cities and kings they were surrounded by to facilitate trade. Celtic coins have a unique artistic beauty of their own and the style is easily recognizable as they are more stylized than their Greek or Roman counterparts.

CELTIC Tribes of Gaul THE SEQUANI 2-1CenBC HORSE Ancient Greek Coin RARE i46533

Celtic Tribes of Central Gaul The Sequani Tribe Potin Unit 20mm (5.33 grams) Struck circa 2nd-1st Century B.C. Reference: Castelin - de la Tour 5393 Slg. Danicourt 124; LTS 393; BMC 330 Male head left. Horned horse left, with S-shaped tail.

Veliocasses Vercingetorix FRIENDS 80BC Ancient Wheel Money Coins Paris i46397

Veliocasses Paris Region Lead Wheel Money 22x7mm (1.62 grams) circa 80-50 B.C. Set of Three Uncut Wheel Money From an area North of Paris which was together with a group of Veliocasses bronzes. Three small, solid wheel money unclipped and still in the slightly curved shape of the mold. Very rare and perhaps "never to be seen again" type of item.

Celtic Gaul Britain Danube Ancient Roman Coin 350AD Magnentius Victories i42827

Magnentius - Roman Emperor:  350-353 A.D. - Bronze AE2 20mm (1.78 grams)  Barbarous Issue Struck in Celtic Gaul, Danube or Britain Struck circa 350-353 A.D. Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right; A behind bust. Two Victories standing facing each other, holding wreath with text. * Numismatic Note: Very rare issue struck by the Celts of a more scarce emperor.

Guide to Ancient Coins of Celtic Tribes from France Germany Britain and Europe for Sale eBay

Guide to Ancient Coins of Celtic Tribes from France Germany Britain and Europe for Sale eBay


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