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#7402: EGYPTIAN COIN - 40 BC, 
Cleopatra VII - The "Queen of the Nile"

Historical Context:  This coin was minted by the Ptolemaic Empire in Egypt around 40 BC. The obverse (front) of this coin is CLEOPATRA VII.  Cleopatra VII was the famous "Queen of the Nile" and lover of Julius Caesar and Marc Antony.  She bore children for both men. With Marc Antony's help, she organized an army to rise against the Roman Empire (led by Octavian).  However, they were unsuccessful and Cleopatra committed suicide by snake bite as the Romans were approaching.  

The Ptolemaic empire was founded by Ptolemy I after the death of Alexander the Great. Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general. After Ptolemy successfully completed the Persian war, Alexander granted him the area of Egypt. He founded an empire that lasted almost 300 years. The empire ended with Cleopatra VII, the Queen of the Nile. 

Attribution:  Egypt, 40 BC
Obverse:  Cleopatra VII
Reverse:  Eagle Standing, Legend "K (Λ - Greek "L") E O (Π - Greek "P") A T (P - Greek "R") A", read "CLEOPATRA"
Diameter:  26 mm (slightly bigger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine

           SOLD  $879  plus shipping

 

 

 
#10802: EGYPTIAN SILVER COIN - 42 BC, 
Cleopatra VII - The "Queen of the Nile"

Historical Context:  See above 

Attribution:  Egypt, 42 BC
Obverse:   Ptolemy I with Facial Features of Cleopatra VII
Reverse:  Eagle Standing,
Diameter:  25 mm (About the diameter os a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine

           SOLD  $329  plus shipping

 

 

#11103: EGYPTIAN COIN - 190 to 160 BC, 
Cleopatra I as Isis!!
NICE SURFACES !! ...........

Historical Context:  This coin was minted by the Ptolemaic Empire in Egypt around 190 BC. The obverse (front) of this coin is CLEOPATRA the First as Isis (Cleopatra's face). Isis was an E gyptian deity, the wife of Orisis, the GOD of the DEAD. Cleopatra I was the daughther of Antiochos III of Syria became the wife of Ptolemy V of Egypt. She bore two boys and a girl ( Ptolemy VI, Ptolemy VII, and Cleopatra II). The Ptolemaic empire was founded by Ptolemy I after the death of Alexander the Great. Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general. After Ptolemy successfully completed the Persian war, Alexander granted him the area of Egypt . He founded an empire that lasted almost 300 years. The empire ended with Cleopatra VII, the Queen of the Nile

Attribution:  Egypt, 190 to 160 BC
Obverse:  Cleopatra I as Isis
Reverse:  Eagle Standing
Diameter:  28 mm (about the diameter of a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Very Fine

           SOLD  $139  plus shipping


  #9633: EGYPTIAN COIN - 190 to 160 BC, 
Cleopatra I as Isis!!
NICE SURFACES !! ...........

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context

Attribution:  Egypt, 190 to 160 BC
Obverse:  Cleopatra I as Isis
Reverse:  Eagle Standing
Diameter:  28 mm (slightly larger than the diameter of a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine

           BUY NOW  $149  plus shipping

 

 

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#9632: EGYPTIAN COIN - 190 to 160 BC, 
Cleopatra I as Isis!!
 

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context 

Attribution:  Egypt, 190 to 160 BC
Obverse:  Cleopatra I as Isis
Reverse:  Eagle Standing
Diameter:  28 mm (slightly larger than the diameter of a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine, Nice Earthen Highlights

            BUY NOW  $99.95  plus shipping

 

 

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#9631: EGYPTIAN COIN - 190 to 160 BC, 
Cleopatra I as Isis!!

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context 

Attribution:  Egypt, 190 to 160 BC
Obverse:  Cleopatra I as Isis
Reverse:  Eagle Standing
Diameter:  28 mm (sightly larger than the diameter as a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine, Corrosion spots on each side

         BUY NOW  $119  plus shipping

 

 

 

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#10706: EGYPTIAN COIN - 190 to 160 BC, 
Cleopatra I as Isis!!

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context 

Attribution:  Egypt, 190 to 160 BC
Obverse:  Cleopatra I as Isis
Reverse:  Eagle Standing
Diameter:  28 mm (slightly bigger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine, Nice Patina

          SOLD  $239  plus shipping

 

 

#9636: EGYPTIAN COIN - 190 to 160 BC, 
Cleopatra I as Isis!!

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context 

Attribution:  Egypt, 190 to 160 BC
Obverse:  Cleopatra I as Isis
Reverse:  Eagle Standing
Diameter:  28 mm (significantly bigger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine, Nice Patina and surfaces, Earthen highlights

           BUY NOW  $149  plus shipping

 

 

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#8546: SILVER TETRADRACHM - 310 BC, 
Minted by Ptolemy as Satrap of Egypt

Historical Context:  The Ptolemaic empire was founded by Ptolemy I after the death of Alexander the Great. Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general. After Ptolemy successfully completed the Persian war, Alexander granted him the area of Egypt. He founded an empire that lasted almost 300 years. The empire ended with Cleopatra VII, the Queen of the Nile. This coin was minted shortly after Alexander's death and before Ptolemy assumed the reign as King (Pharaoh) of Egypt.

Obv:  Alexander the Great in Elephant Skin Cap
Rev:
  Athena Brandishing Spear and Shield
Diameter:
  27 mm diameter (little larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:
  Fine plus, Excellent Style and toning

             SOLD    $1495 plus shipping

 

#11019: SILVER Tetradrachm- 320 BC, Minted in Arados by Ptolemy's Egyptian Empire - Alexander the Great in LION SKIN !!

Minted by Ptolemy I as Satrap of Egypt  RARE Type!!
 

ex-CNG

Size:  about 29 mm (much larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Weight:  16.7 grams
Condition:
  Fine plus, nicely toned

       
SOLD   $279 plus shipping

 

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#8776: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 323 to 282 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy I 

Historical Context:  This coin was minted by the Ptolemaic Empire during the reign of Ptolemy I (323 to 282 BC). The obverse (front) of this coin is PTOLEMY I.  The Ptolemaic empire was founded by Ptolemy I after the death of Alexander the Great. Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general. After Ptolemy successfully completed the Persian war, Alexander granted him the area of Egypt. He founded an empire that lasted almost 300 years. The empire ended with Cleopatra VII, the Queen of the Nile. 

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (little larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine, Light toning 

 SOLD  $199 plus shipping
                       

 

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#11405: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 282 to 246 BC, Reign of Ptolemy II 

Historical Context:  This coin was minted by the Ptolemaic Empire in Egypt around 270 BC, during the reign of Ptolemy II (282 to 246 BC). The obverse (front) of this coin is PTOLEMY I.  The Ptolemaic empire was founded by Ptolemy I after the death of Alexander the Great. Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general. After Ptolemy successfully completed the Persian war, Alexander granted him the area of Egypt. He founded an empire that lasted almost 300 years. The empire ended with Cleopatra VII, the Queen of the Nile. 

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (little larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Very Fine, Strong strike, Light toning 

BUY NOW $219 plus shipping
                        

 

 

 

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#11406: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 282 to 246 BC, Reign of Ptolemy II 

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (little larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine plus, Strong strike, Great toning 

BUY NOW  $249 plus shipping

 

 

 

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#10681: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 282 to 246 BC, Reign of Ptolemy II 

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 28 mm (larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine plus, Strong strike, Great toning 

BUY NOW  $239 plus shipping

 

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#11291: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 282 to 246 BC, Reign of Ptolemy II 

Tyre Mint !!

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (little larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine plus, Strong strike, Great toning 

SOLD $219 plus shipping
(was exDealer @ $550)

 

#10862: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 282 to 246 BC, Reign of Ptolemy II 

Siden Mint !!

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (little larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Fine plus, Strong strike, Great toning 

BUY NOW  $249 plus shipping

 

 

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#11407: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 282 to 246 BC, Reign of Ptolemy II

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"  

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 27 mm (larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Strong Strike, Deep Hoard Toning 

BUY NOW  $119 plus shipping

 

 

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#8172: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 282 to 246 BC, Reign of Ptolemy II

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"  

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (slightly larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Strong strike, Nice toning

SOLD  $179 plus shipping

 

 

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#11121: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 246 to 222 BC, Reign of Ptolemy III

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"  

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Strong Strike,

BUY NOW   $199 plus shipping

 

 

 

 

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#10883: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 107 to 101 BC, Reign of Cleopatra III and Ptolemy X

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"  

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 24 mm (about the size of a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  Very Fine, Strong Strike

BUY NOW $199 plus shipping

 

 

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#7788: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 116 to 107 BC, Reign of Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"  

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (larger than a US Quarter and thicker)
Condition:  Strong Strike, Great toning

SOLD  $199 plus shipping

 

 

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#11262: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 80 to 58 BC, Reign of  Ptolemy XII (Father of Cleopatra - Queen of the Nile)

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"  

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 24 mm (almost a size of a US Quarter and thicker)
Condition:  Strong Strike, Well toned

BUY NOW $189 plus shipping

 

 

#11122: EGYPTIAN SILVER Tetradrachm - 80 to 58 BC, Reign of  Ptolemy XII (Father of Cleopatra - Queen of the Nile)

Historical Context:  See above "Historical Context"  

Obverse:  Ptolemy I
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 24 mm (almost a size of a US Quarter and thicker)
Condition:  Strong Strike, Evenly toned, Slightly Porous

SOLD $149 plus shipping

 

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#9230: EGYPTIAN Bronze – 3rc Cent BC, 
ALEXANDER the GREAT in ELEPHANT SKIN

Historical Context:  This coin was minted by the Ptolemaic Empire in Egypt around 310 BC. The obverse (front) of this coin is ALEXANDER the GREAT.   The Ptolemaic empire was founded by Ptolemy I after the death of Alexander the Great. Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general. After Ptolemy successfully completed the Persian war, Alexander granted him the area of Egypt. Egypt minted coins in Alexander’s honor for many decades after Alexander’s death.

Obverse:  Alexander the Great in Elephant Skin Cap
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 26 mm (sightly larger than a US Quarter and thicker)
Condition:  Fine plus, Even Patina  

BUY NOW  $139 plus shipping
ex Pegasi @ $225

 

 

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#10004: EGYPTIAN Bronze – 310 BC, ALEXANDER the GREAT in ELEPHANT SKIN

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context

Obverse:  Alexander the Great in Elephant Skin Cap
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 27 mm (almost a size of a US Quarter and thicker)
Condition:  Very Fine, Even Patina  

SOLD  $199 plus shipping

 

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Historical Context:  See above Historical Context

Obverse:  Alexander the Great in Elephant Skin Cap
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 25 mm (almost a size of a US Quarter and thicker)
Condition:  Very Fine, Even Patina  

BUY NOW  $199 plus shipping

 

#11289: EGYPTIAN Bronze – 310 BC, ALEXANDER the GREAT in ELEPHANT SKIN

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context

Obverse:  Alexander the Great in Elephant Skin Cap
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 25 mm (almost a size of a US Quarter and thicker)
Condition:  Very Fine, Even Patina  

SOLD  $219 plus shipping

 

#10209: EGYPTIAN Bronze – 310 BC, ALEXANDER the GREAT in ELEPHANT SKIN

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context

Obverse:  Alexander the Great in Elephant Skin Cap
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 20 mm (almost a size of a US Nickel and thicker)
Condition:  Fine, Even Patina, Earthen Highlights  

SOLD  $99.95 plus shipping

 

   
#11191: EGYPTIAN Bronze – 310 BC, ALEXANDER the GREAT in ELEPHANT SKIN

Historical Context:  See above Historical Context

Obverse:  Alexander the Great in Elephant Skin Cap
Reverse:
  Eagle
Size:  about 20 mm (almost a size of a US Nickel and thicker)
Condition:  Fine, Even Patina, Earthen Highlights  

SOLD  $119 plus shipping

 

 

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#9641:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  33 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US $.50 and 2 times as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Med Brown Patina

           BUY NOW   $129 plus shipping

 

#9642:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  33 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US $.50 and 2 times as thick)
Condition:  Very Fine, Dark Brown Patina

           SOLD   $179 plus shipping

 

 

#9643:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  33 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US $.50 and 2 times as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Dark Brown Patina, Earthen highlights

           BUY NOW   $159 plus shipping

 

 

#9644:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 

BIG and MEATY Coin

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  38 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US Silver Dollar and 2 times as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Dark Brown Patina, Earthen highlights

           SOLD   $159 plus shipping

 

 

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#9625:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 160 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy VI !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 
Dual Eagle indicates Power Sharing of TWO Pharaohs !!

Historical Context: This coin was minted by the Ptolemaic Empire in Egypt around 185 to 140 BC, during the reign of Ptolemy VI.  The Ptolemaic empire was founded by Ptolemy I after the death of Alexander the Great. Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general. After Ptolemy successfully completed the Persian war, Alexander granted him the area of Egypt. He founded an empire that lasted almost 300 years. The empire ended with the death of Cleopatra VII, the Queen of the Nile.

PTOLEMY VI (180-145 BC), also known as Philometor, was the elder son of Ptolemy V and Cleopatra I. He was forced to share the throne with his younger bother, Ptolemy VI. The twin eagles symbolize that shared power.

 

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Two Eagles, represents dual Pharaohs 
Size:  27 mm (significantly larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Nice Patina and earthen highlights

             BUY NOW  $139  plus shipping


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#9626:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 160 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy VI !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 
Dual Eagle indicates Power Sharing of TWO Pharaohs !!

Historical Context: Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Two Eagles, represents dual Pharaohs 
Size:  27 mm (significantly larger than a US Quarter and twice as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Nice Patina and earthen highlights

             BUY NOW  $119  plus shipping


#11499:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 160 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy VI !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 
Dual Eagle indicates Power Sharing of TWO Pharaohs !!

Historical Context: Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Two Eagles, represents dual Pharaohs 
Size:  30 mm (almost diameter of a US $.50 and twice as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Nice Patina

             BUY NOW  $139  plus shipping

 

 

 

#10896:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  37 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US Silver Dollar and 3 times as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Dark Brown Patina

           BUY NOW   $149 plus shipping
             

 

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#10136:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 

BIG, MEATY, and PRETTY COIN

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  37 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US silver dollar and 3 times as thick)
Weight:  50.2 gr
Condition:  about Very Fine, Light Brown Patina

           BUY NOW  $199 plus shipping
              

 

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#9225:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) 

PRETTY COIN

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  28 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US Quarter and 1.5 times as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, Dark Brown Patina

           SOLD  $179 plus shipping
              

 

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#9640:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN - 230 BC, 
Reign of Ptolemy III (247 to 222 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) Sv974

PRETTY COIN

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  37 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US $.50 and 1.5 times as thick)
Condition: Fine, Dark Brown Patina

            BUY NOW  $129 plus shipping

 

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#9639:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN, 
Reign of Ptolemy IV (221 to 204 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God) Sv993

PRETTY COIN

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  35 mm diameter (almost the diameter of a US SILVER DOLLAR and 1.5 times as thick)
Condition:  Fine, Dark Brown Patina

            BUY NOW  $129 plus shipping


 

#11549:  EGYPTIAN Bronze COIN, 
Reign of Ptolemy IV (221 to 204 BC) !!
ZEUS-AMMON (Greek/Egyptian God)

BIG THICK Coin !!

PRETTY COIN

Historical Context:
Same as above

Obverse:  ZEUS AMMON, a combination of Greek and Egyptian Gods
Reverse:
  Eagle on Thunderbolt 
Size:  35 mm diameter (almost the diameter of a US SILVER DOLLAR and 1.5 times as thick)
Weight:  45.4 grams
Condition:  Fine, Dark Brown Patina

            BUY NOW  $229 plus shipping

 

 

ROMAN EGYPT

 

 

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#10892:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 

Historical Context: This coin was minted by the ROMAN EMPIRE in EGYPT during the reign of NERO, 54-68 AD.  He was the son of Agrippina Junior, Clausius’ niece and later adopted by Claudius. Nero rose the throne when Claudius died in 54, poisoned by orders of Agrippina. (Nero’s mother). He is usually credited with starting the great fire of Rome in 64 AD. He subsequently blamed the Christians for the fire, subjecting 1,000’s of them to public execution. His power was broken by a revolt in Gaul and he committed suicide.

Attribution:  Roman Egypt, 54 to 68 AD, Reign of NERO:  
Obv:  Nero, left facing
Rev:
  Nero's wife, Poppaea
Diameter:
  25 mm (about the size of a US Quarter, Twice as Thick)
Condition:
  about Fine, toned

             SOLD $149 plus shipping
             

 

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#9764:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 

Historical Context: See above

Attribution:  Roman Egypt, 54 to 68 AD, Reign of NERO:  
Obv:  Nero, left facing
Rev:
  Tiberius, right facing
Diameter:
  25 mm (about the size of a US Quarter, Twice as Thick)
Condition:
  about Very Fine, toned

              SOLD $149 plus shipping

 

 

#11284:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 

Historical Context: See above

Attribution:  Roman Egypt, 54 to 68 AD, Reign of NERO:  
Obv:  Nero, left facing
Rev:
  Tiberius, right facing
Diameter:
  25 mm (about the size of a US Quarter, Twice as Thick)
Condition:
  about Very Fine, toned

             BUY NOW $149 plus shipping

 

#11285:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 

Historical Context: See above

Attribution:  Roman Egypt, 54 to 68 AD, Reign of NERO:  
Obv:  Nero, left facing (Right half of photo)
Rev:
  Tiberius, right facing
Diameter:
  25 mm (about the size of a US Quarter, Twice as Thick)
Condition:
  about Very Fine, toned

             BUY NOW $149 plus shipping

 

#10680:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 
Silver/Billon Tetradrachm

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context"

Obverse:  Nero
Reverse:
  Apollo Pythias
Size:  24 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US Quarter but twice as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine

             SOLD $109 plus shipping

 

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#10282:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 
Silver/Billon Tetradrachm

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context"

Obverse:  Nero
Reverse:
  Apollo Pythias
Size:  24 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US Quarter but twice as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine

             BUY NOW $99.95 plus shipping

 

#11282:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 
Silver/Billon Tetradrachm

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context"

Obverse:  Nero
Reverse:
  Alexandria in Elephant Headdress
Size:  24 mm diameter (about the diameter of a US Quarter but twice as thick)
Condition:  about Very Fine, corrosion spot on rev

             BUY NOW $99.95 plus shipping

 

#11283:  ROMAN EGYPT - NERO - 60 AD, 
The Beast to Early CHRISTIANS!!
 

Historical Context: See above

Attribution:  Roman Egypt, 54 to 68 AD, Reign of NERO:  
Obv:  Nero, left facing
Rev:
 Eagle
Diameter:
  25 mm (about the size of a US Quarter, Twice as Thick)
Condition:
  about Very Fine, toned

             BUY NOW $119 plus shipping

 

#10679: EGYPTIAN SILVER/BILLON Tetradrachm – 
130 AD,
 
HADRIAN and CANOPIC JAR!! 

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context".

Obverse:  Roman Emperor Hadrian 
Reverse:
  Canopic Jar  
Size:  25 mm diameter (about the size of a US Quarter but 2 to 3 times as thick).
Condition:  about Very Fine, Nice Toning

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#7511: EGYPTIAN SILVER/BILLON Tetradrachm – 
130 AD,
 
HADRIAN !! 

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context".

Obverse:  Roman Emperor Hadrian 
Reverse:
  Nilus, Egyptian River God  
Size:  25 mm diameter (about the size of a US Quarter but 2 to 3 times as thick).
Condition:  about Very Fine, Deep Toning

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#8293: EGYPTIAN SILVER/BILLON Tetradrachm – 
130 AD,
 
HADRIAN !! 

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context".

Obverse:  Roman Emperor Hadrian 
Reverse:
  Eagle  
Size:  27 mm diameter (about the size of a US Quarter but 2 to 3 times as thick).
Condition:  about Very Fine (much better than picture indicates)

Special Note:  The specific gravity of this coin is well below normal indicating that significant metal content has been leached from the coin.  The coin is likely more brittle then typical for this issue.

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#11423: EGYPTIAN Bronze Drachm – 
130 AD,
 
HADRIAN !! 
Medallic-like

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context".

Obverse:  Roman Emperor Hadrian 
Reverse:
  Roma Standing, Hand on Shield
Size:  35 mm diameter (about the size of a US Silver Dollar, but, 1.5 times as thick).
Condition:  about Fine (better than picture indicates)

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#10623: EGYPTIAN Bronze Drachm – 
130 AD,
 
HADRIAN !! 

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context".

Obverse:  Roman Emperor Hadrian 
Reverse:
  Nilus Reclining over Crocodile   
Size:  30 mm diameter (about the size of a US $.50, but, 2 times as thick).
Condition:  about Fine (better than picture indicates)

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#7199: EGYPTIAN SILVER/BILLON Tetradrachm – 150 AD, Antoninus Pius !! 

Historical Context:  These coins were minted by the ROMAN EMPIRE during the reign of ANTONINUS PIUS (138 - 161 AD). Antoninius Pius was a senator.  He was adopted by Hadrian as his heir in 138 and his succession was smooth.  The history of his reign is minimal owing to the tranquility and prosperity which Roman world enjoyed under the patient, judicious and impartial rule.  It is said that he instructed his artists to show him with a "thoughtful" portrait so the people of Rome would feel comfortable with him. Based on the portraits on his coins, they hit their mark.  He also adopted Marcus Aurelius as his successor. They are known as the adoptive emperors. This was the Golden Era of Rome.

Attribution:  Silver/Billion Tetradrachm, Roman Egypt, Reign of Antoninus Pius, 138 to 161 AD:  The obverse (front) of this coin is Antoninus Pius !!!   The reverse scene is Sarapis, an Egyptian God.  This coin is in "almost Very Fine" condition, with some corrosion spots.  This coin is unaltered with deep hoard toning. This coin is a SILVER (Billion) Tetradrachm measuring about 24 mm diameter (about the size of a US Quarter but 2 to 3 times as thick).

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#7198: EGYPTIAN SILVER/BILLON Tetradrachm – 
130 AD,
 
MARCUS AURELIUS !!
Elderly Emperor in the recent movie "Gladiator"!!

Historical Context: See above "Historical Context".

Obverse:  Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius 
Reverse:
  Dikaiosyne (Aequitas / Equity)
Size:  23 mm diameter (almost the size of a US Quarter but 2 times as thick).
Condition:  about Fine, Light Toning, Some corrosion

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#5279:  ROMAN EGYPT - PHILIP II - 247 AD, 
Son of Philip the Arab
 

Historical Context: This coin was minted by the ROMAN EMPIRE in EGYPT during the reign of PHILIP II A.D. 247-249.  Born as Marcus Julius Severus Philippus), Philip II was the son of Philip I and Otacilla Severa. He was elevated to the rank of Caeser at age 7. He was then elevated to co-Augustus at age 10. When his father was killed battling Trajan Decius, Philip II was murdered by the Praetorian Guard at age 10.

Attribution:  Billon Tetradrachm of Roman Egypt, 247 to 249 AD, Reign of Philip the Arab

Obv:  Philip II
Rev:  Annona
Size:  21 mm (about the diameter of a US Nickel and 2 to 3 times as thick)
Condition:  Very Fine

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#8876:  ROMAN EGYPT - 280 AD, 
Emperor PROBUS
 

Historical Context: This coin was minted by the ROMAN EMPIRE in EGYPT during the reign of PHILIP II A.D. 247-249.  Born as Marcus Julius Severus Philippus), Philip II was the son of Philip I and Otacilla Severa. He was elevated to the rank of Caeser at age 7. He was then elevated to co-Augustus at age 10. When his father was killed battling Trajan Decius, Philip II was murdered by the Praetorian Guard at age 10.

Attribution:  Billon Tetradrachm of Roman Egypt, 276 to 282 AD, Reign of Probus
Obv:
  Probus
Rev:  Eagle
Size:  21 mm (about the diameter of a US Nickel and 2 to 3 times as thick)
Condition:  Very Fine

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#9336:  ROMAN EGYPT - 280 AD, 
Emperor PROBUS
 

Historical Context: This coin was minted by the ROMAN EMPIRE in EGYPT during the reign of PHILIP II A.D. 247-249.  Born as Marcus Julius Severus Philippus), Philip II was the son of Philip I and Otacilla Severa. He was elevated to the rank of Caeser at age 7. He was then elevated to co-Augustus at age 10. When his father was killed battling Trajan Decius, Philip II was murdered by the Praetorian Guard at age 10.

Attribution:  Billon Tetradrachm of Roman Egypt, 276 to 282 AD, Reign of Probus
Obv:
  Probus
Rev:  Eagle
Size:  21 mm (about the diameter of a US Nickel and 2 to 3 times as thick)
Condition:  Very Fine

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#5395: EGYPTIAN BILLON Tetradrachm – 270 AD, Roman Emperor CLAUDIUS II - DIED of the BLACK PLAGUE

Historical Context:  This coin was minted by the ROMAN EMPIRE during the reign of CLAUDIUS II (268 - 270 AD). Claudius II became one of the leading generals under Valerian and Gallienus. On the assassination of the latter, he was proclaimed emperor. In 269 he marched against a large army of Goths. His army was hopelessly outnumbered but he won a brilliant victory, which established his authority. However, he later died of the plague received from the Goths.

Attribution:  Egypt, 270 AD:  The obverse (front) of this coin is CLAUDIUS GOTHICUS wearing a LAUREL WREATH!!  The reverse scene is an EAGLE Standing.  This coin is in " about Very Fine" condition and has more detail than photo shows. The strike is strong on both sides. This coin is unaltered with nice brown patina (coloring). This coin is a BILLON (silver and copper alloy) TETRADRACHM and measures about 22 mm diameter (almost the size of a US Quarter and twice as thick).

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#5966: EGYPTIAN BILLON Tetradrachm – 290 AD, Roman Emperor DIOCLETIAN
Homonia with Cornucopia

Historical Context:  This coin was minted by the ROMAN EMPIRE during the reign of DIOCLETIAN (284 - 305 AD).  Caius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus. Held commands under Probus, Aurelian and Carus. Was proclaimed emperor at the death of Numerian. With Galerius and Constantius Chlorus viciously persecuted the Christians. One of his lastly impacts on the empire was the reforming of the coin standards. He abdicated in 305 and lived out his life in retirement. He was 68 at his death.

Attribution:  Egypt, 290 AD:  The obverse (front) of this coin is DIOCLETIAN!!  The reverse scene is Homonia with Cornucopia.  This coin is in " about Very Fine" condition and has more detail than photo shows. The strike is strong on both sides. This coin is unaltered with nice brown patina (coloring). This coin is a BILLON (silver and copper alloy) TETRADRACHM and measures about 21 mm diameter (about the size of a US Nickel and twice as thick).

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