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.
MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (16.78 gm). Odessus, ca. 280-200 BC. Head of Heracles right, wearing lion skin headdress / Zeus seated on throne left, holding scepter and eagle.
EUBOEA. Histiaea. Ca. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Lot of two (2) AR tetrobols. Both of type wreathed head of nymph Histiaia right / Nymph seated right on stern of galley; wing on side of ship; below, trident head left.
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.