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KINGS of BAKTRIA, GRECO-BAKTRIAN KINGS. DEMETRIOS I. Circa 200-185 BC. AE Triple Unit (30mm, 12.54 g, 12h). Head of elephant right, wearing bell around neck / Kerykeion; monogram to inner left. Bopearachchi Serie 5E; SNG ANS 209-211. EF, dark brown patina, slight double striking, very minor smoothing.

KINGS of BAKTRIA, GRECO-BAKTRIAN KINGS. DEMETRIOS I. Circa 200-185 BC. AE Triple Unit (30mm, 12.54 g, 12h). Head of elephant right, wearing bell around neck / Kerykeion; monogram to inner left. Bopearachchi Serie 5E; SNG ANS 209-211. EF, dark brown patina, slight double striking, very minor smoothing.

INDO-SCYTHIAN KINGDOM IN PAKISTAN, MAUES, 90-57 BC. AE27. Mitchiner 2196, Sear _. Elephant hd. wearing bell r./BASILEOY MAUEU, caduceus. VF. Scarce, not the usual similar Baktrian issue of Demetrios.

INDO-SCYTHIAN KINGDOM IN PAKISTAN, MAUES, 90-57 BC. AE27. Mitchiner 2196, Sear _. Elephant hd. wearing bell r./BASILEOY MAUEU, caduceus. VF. Scarce, not the usual similar Baktrian issue of Demetrios.

KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Silver Dekadrachm, 42.28g,. Minted at Babylon, struck during the lifetime of Alexander, c.325-323 B.C. Head of young Herakles facing to right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY , Zeus, naked to waist, his left foot resting on a footstool, enthroned to left, holding an eagle in his outstretched right hand and a sceptre in his left, a small bee in the left field, a monogram and M below the throne

KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), Silver Dekadrachm, 42.28g,. Minted at Babylon, struck during the lifetime of Alexander, c.325-323 B.C. Head of young Herakles facing to right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY , Zeus, naked to waist, his left foot resting on a footstool, enthroned to left, holding an eagle in his outstretched right hand and a sceptre in his left, a small bee in the left field, a monogram and M below the throne

Greek, minted in Ephesus, Asia Minor Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Alexander the Great, 306-281 B.C., Issued by King Lysimachus of Thrace

Greek, minted in Ephesus, Asia Minor Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Alexander the Great, 306-281 B.C., Issued by King Lysimachus of Thrace

THRACE. Mesambria. Ca. 250-175 BC. AR tetradrachm (16.78 gm). Head of Heracles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; monogram and Corintian helmet in left field.

THRACE. Mesambria. Ca. 250-175 BC. AR tetradrachm (16.78 gm). Head of Heracles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; monogram and Corintian helmet in left field.

Silver stater: Athena (reverse), 350-338 BC Greece, Corinth, 4th Century BC.

Silver stater: Athena (reverse), 350-338 BC Greece, Corinth, 4th Century BC.

The famous "Poor Widow's Mite" bronze leptons of Alexander Jannaeus 103-76 BC. Seleucid anchor, Greek "BASILEWS ALEXANDPOY" / wheel with 8 ray-like spokes, Hebrew "Yehonatan the King." Minted during the 1st Century BC but circulated during the time of Christ. They are referred-to in the Gospel of Luke 21:1-4. These leptons were the smallest and lowest denomination coin that circulated in Jerusalem during Christ’s lifetime.

The famous "Poor Widow's Mite" bronze leptons of Alexander Jannaeus 103-76 BC. Seleucid anchor, Greek "BASILEWS ALEXANDPOY" / wheel with 8 ray-like spokes, Hebrew "Yehonatan the King." Minted during the 1st Century BC but circulated during the time of Christ. They are referred-to in the Gospel of Luke 21:1-4. These leptons were the smallest and lowest denomination coin that circulated in Jerusalem during Christ’s lifetime.

Coin from the reign of Henry VIII during his marriage to Katherine of Aragon.

Coin from the reign of Henry VIII during his marriage to Katherine of Aragon.

Gold Stater.  Lampsacus, Mysia (ca. 360–340 BC) Obv: Zeus with laurel crown l.

Gold Stater. Lampsacus, Mysia (ca. 360–340 BC) Obv: Zeus with laurel crown l.

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