Authentic Ancient Coin Necklaces For Sale
Coins from ancient Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Persia, and Medieval Europe set in custom sterling silver and gold bezels.
Cords and chains not included. Custom leather cord with silver clasp or silver chain can be included for an additional $15.

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Crusader Kings of Antioch. King Bohemond III. 1162 - 1201 AD. Silver denier, set into custom silver bezel. Helmeted head of king in chain-maille armor, crescent and star to sides, + BOAIIVNDVS / Cross patee, crescent in quadrant, + ANTIOCNIA. ref: Metcalf, Crusades 371; CCS 65. 19 mm dia. Very nice! Excellent detail, great tone. #CM2081x2: $325

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Byzantine Empire. Manuel I, 1143-1180 AD. Bronze Tetarteron set in custom silver bezel with gray patina. Large cross upon three steps, IC-XC / Manuel, crowned and wearing loros, holding labarum and cross on globe, MANVHL DECPOTH. ref: SB 1976, BMC 86-90. 22 mm dia. with nice dark copper tone. This coin is all about the fantastic cross! #JN2041: $199

Biblical, Medieval & Byzantine Coin Jewelry
Byzantine bronze "portrait of Christ" coin.
Reign of John I, 969-976 AD. Bronze follis, set in custom silver bezel toned to match. Christ facing with book of Gospels, +EMMANOVHA IX-XC. / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE (Jesus Christ King of Kings) in four lines. Big 32 mm dia. Incredible patina, great detail. #JN2054: $325
SOLD - Ask about alternates!

Biblical Widow's Mite, bronze prutah, 103-76 BC. Anchor / Wheel, Greek & Hebrew inscriptions. Set in custom sterling silver bezel, patinated to match the coin. 17 mm dia. Black patina with earthen deposits. #JN2014x2: $135 (more...)

Biblical Widow's Mite. Judaea, bronze prutah struck 103-76 BC.
Anchor / Wheel. Greek & Hebrew inscriptions around. Set in custom silver bezel. 17 mm dia. #JN2034: $250
SOLD
One of the Three Wise Men of the Bible?
Azes II. "King from the East" of Bethlehem

One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Zeus holding winged Victory. 16 mm dia. #JN2011x2: $165 (more about these coins)


Byzantine Empire. Manuel I, 1143-1180 AD. Bronze Tetarteron set in custom silver bezel with gray patina. Large cross upon three steps, IC-XC / Manuel, crowned and wearing loros, holding labarum and cross on globe, MANVHL DECPOTH. ref: SB 1976, BMC 86-90. 22 mm dia. with nice olive-green tone. This coin is all about the fantastic cross! #JN2042: $199

Byzantine Empire. Manuel I, 1143-1180 AD. Bronze Tetarteron set in custom silver bezel with gray patina. Large cross upon three steps, IC-XC / Manuel, crowned and wearing loros, holding labarum and cross on globe, MANVHL DECPOTH. ref: SB 1976, BMC 86-90. 21 mm dia. with nice copper to green tone. Nice detail on both sides. #JN2043: $199

Byzantine Empire. Manuel I, 1143-1180 AD. Bronze Tetarteron set in custom silver bezel with gray patina. Large cross upon three steps, IC-XC / Manuel, crowned and wearing loros, holding labarum and cross on globe, MANVHL DECPOTH. ref: SB 1976, BMC 86-90. 17 mm dia. with nice dark green tone with earthen deposits. This coin is all about the fantastic cross! #JN2044: $175

Crusader Genoa, 1139-1339 AD. Silver denaro struck under Conrad III, set in custom silver bezel. Tower of Jerusalem, city name IANVA / Crusader cross, king's name CVNRADI REX. Nice coin with bright lustre and great detail! 17 mm dia. #CM2011x2: $275

Knights Templar France. Silver denier of King Philip IV "The Fair" struck 1285 - 1290 AD. Set in custom silver bezel. Depicts a Crusader cross with Latin inscription PHILIPPVS REX "King Philip" / Castle, inscription TVRONVS CIVIS "City Tournois". 20 mm dia. #JN2047x2: $299

Knights Templar France. Silver denier of King Philip IV "The Fair" struck 1285 - 1290 AD. Set in custom silver bezel. Depicts a Crusader cross with Latin inscription PHILIPPVS REX "King Philip" / Castle, inscription TVRONVS CIVIS "City Tournois". 20 mm dia. #JN2071: $275

Crusader Italy. Ancona, c. 13th century AD. Silver denier, set in custom silver bezel. + DE ANCONA around Crusaders cross / Monogram CVS in circle, + P P S QVI R I A. 18 mm dia. Coin ex-Guildcraft, purchased in 1991. Bright patina. #JN2050x2: $275

Medieval Armenia. Cilician Kingdom, time of the Crusades. King Levon II, 1270-1289 AD. Copper kardez, Sis mint. Set in a custom silver bezel, toned to match the coin. Lion walking left, Armenian inscription: Levon King of the Armenians / Cross with four stars in the quadrants, inscription: Struck in the City of Sis. 25 mm dia, nice olive-green patina with earthen deposits. #JN2035: $175

Ancient Persia. White Huns / Hephalite Gandhara, c. 475-576 AD, billon drachm set in custom sterling silver bezel (silver patina to better match tone of coin). King's bust rt. in ornate bull-headed crown; Napki Malka in Pahlavi / Two attendants flanking a fire altar, Kabul and Zabul. 28 mm diameter with wonderful green patina, some copper highlights. Very pleasing to the eyes. The Hephthalites, also known as White Huns, were a nomadic people who lived across northern China, Central Asia, and northern India in the fourth through sixth centuries. The term Hephthalite derives from Greek, supposedly a rendering of Hayathelite (from the term Haital = "Big/Powerful" in the dialect of Bukhara), the name used by Persian writers to refer to a 6th century empire on the northern and eastern periphery of their land. As a group they appear to be distinct from the Huns who migrated to Europe in the Fourth Century AD. #JN2040x2: $250


Greek & Roman Coin Jewelry

Ancient Greece. Euboia, Chalkis, c. 338-308 BC. Silver Drachm, set in custom silver bezel. Head of a nymph right / Eagle flying right, carrying serpent in talons, caduceus below, LAX. 18 mm dia. reference: BMC 33. #JN2030x2: $225


Ancient Rome. Philip I "The Arab", 244-249 AD. Silver antoninianus, struck 244-245 AD. His radiate draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG / Pax (Peace) advancing left with branch & sceptre, PAX AETERN. ref: RSC 102, RIC 41. 25 mm dia, with nice cabinet tone. #GVJN2027: $225
SOLD - Ask about alternates!

Ancient Rome. Marc Antony. Silver denarius struck for his 12th Legion at the Battle of Actium in 32 BC, where he and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian (later to be known as Augustus, first Emperor of Rome). Depicts his Legionary galley full of oarsmen right / Eagle between two military standards, legion number XII below. 20 mm dia. Nice detail. I've always found this issue to be special because the little heads in the galley on the coin represented the actual historical men who literally held this coin. #JN2057: $250 SOLD - Ask about alternates!

Ancient Rome. Julia Maesa, empress to Elagabalus 218-222 AD. Silver denarius set in sterling silver bezel. Struck 220-222 AD. Her draped bust right, IVLIA MAESA AVG / Felicitas (Felicity) standing left with long caduceus, sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar, star right, SAECVLI FELICITAS. 20 mm dia. Excellent portrait! ref: RSC 45. #JN2002: $175

Ancient Rome. Commodus, 177-192 AD. Silver denarius struck 186 AD. M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT, laureate head right / P M TR P XI IMP VII COS V P P, Victory walking left, holding wreath & palm. ref: RSC 492. 18 mm wide. #6022x2: $175

Provincial Rome. Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Bronze coin of of Bithynia, Nicomedia. Set in custom silver bezel with gray patina. His draped bust right, ANTWN KAICAP CEB / Demeter standing left holding corn ears & long torch, DHMHT NEIKO. ref: RecGen 50. 20 mm with near black tone, incredible detail! #JN2037: $199 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Valentinian I, 364-375 AD. Bronze follis set in custom silver bezel. His pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust rt, DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG, / Valentinian advancing right, dragging captive & holding labarum, GLORIA RO-MANORVM, ISISC in ex. (Siscia mint). 19 mm dia. Very nice! Great detail on both sides. #JN2031: $199 SOLD - Ask about alternates!

Ancient Rome. Aurelian, 270-275 AD. Bronze antoninianus, set in custom silver bezel toned to match the coin. His radiate bust right, IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG / Aurelian and Concordia facing each other, clasping hands, CONCORDIA MILITVM. ref: RIC 59, Cohen 60, Sear 11522. 23 mm dia. Exceptional detail! Gorgeous patina, a gem of a coin! #JN2069: $199
SOLD - Ask about alternates!


Ancient Rome. Trajan Decius, 249-251. Silver antoninianus, struck 250 AD. His radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right, IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG / Genius standing left with patera & cornucopiae; standard at right, GENIVS EXERC ILLVRICIANI. ref: RIC 16b, RSC 49, RCV 9374. 24 mm dia, with nice cabinet tone. #GVJN2028: $250 SOLD
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Ancient Greece. Thasos, c. 148 BC. Silver tetradrachm, set in custom sterling-silver bezel. Bust of Dionysos in ivy-leaf laurel / Herakles standing holding club and lion-skin. HRAKLEOYS SOTHROS THASION in Greek. Huge 33 mm diameter! A beauty. #5905: $399 SOLD

Alexander III The Great, 336-323 BC. Silver tetradrachm, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt, clad in Nemean Lion-skin headdress / Zeus enthroned, with eagle and scepter, ALEXANDOY. Piece measures 30 mm diameter. Breathtaking! #5850: $425 SOLD


Ancient Rome. Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. Silver denarius. ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS PP TR P COS III, laureate head right / AEQVITAS AVG, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and sceptre. ref: RIC 61, RSC 14. 19 mm wide. #6180: $75 SOLD

Ancient Greece. Istros, Thrace, 400-350 BC. Silver drachm. Facing male heads, one inverted / Sea-eagle on the back of a dolphin, ISTPIS. Theta behind, monograms below. 20 mm wide. A gorgeous piece with high relief! Nicer than photo. #7224:
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Ancient Greece. Istros, Thrace, 400-350 BC. Silver drachm. Facing male heads, one inverted / Sea-eagle on the back of a dolphin, ISTPIS. Theta behind, monogram below. 18 mm wide. Beautiful! Unfortunately a washed-out photo. #0475: $299
SOLD

Athens, ancient Greece. Silver tetradrachm struck 393-300 BC. Set in a stunning gold bezel! Coin: Helmeted head of Athena rt. / owl standing rt, ΑΘΕ(NS), olive sprig and crescent moon behind, all within incuse square. No banker's marks or test cuts! A gem of a coin, a breathtaking piece of jewelry! #3237x2: $850
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Athens, ancient Greece. Silver tetradrachm struck 393-300 BC. Set in a stunning gold bezel! Coin: Helmeted head of Athena rt. / owl standing rt, ΑΘΕ(NS), olive sprig and crescent moon behind, all within incuse square. No banker's marks or test cuts! A gem of a coin, a breathtaking piece of jewelry! #3237x2: $850
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Ancient Rome. Marc Antony. Silver denarius struck at the Battle of Actium in 32 BC, where he and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian (later to be known as Augustus, first Emperor of Rome). Depicts his Legionary galley full of oarsmen right / eagle between two military standards. An awesome, historical piece! 20 mm diameter. #5962: $225 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Trajan Decius, 249-251 AD. Silver antoninianus. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, his radiate bust right, draped and cuirassed / VBERITAS AVG, Uberitas standing left, holding purse and cornucopia. ref: RSC 105. 25 mm diameter. Great, bright coin with nice detail! #6097: $175 SOLD

Augustus Caesar, 2 BC - 13 AD. Silver denarius set in custom sterling silver bezel. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, his laureate head right / AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below, Gaius & Lucius Caesares, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"). 20 mm diameter. Nice piece of jewelry! #20215x2: $350 SOLD

Knights Templar France. Philip IV Le Bel, 1268-1314 AD.
Silver gros tournois, set in a custom sterling silver bezel. Measures 28 mm (1 1/16") diameter. A phenomenal piece! Beautiful, historic piece of jewelry. #19551x2: $475
SOLD

One of the Three Wise Men of the Bible?
Azes II. "King from the East" of Bethlehem

Azes II. Silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling-silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Athena, holding winged Victory (Nike). 15 mm diameter. #20229x2: $175
SOLD - alternate available!

Ancient Greece. Ephesos (Ephesus), 66 BC. Silver cistophoric tetradrachm. Bow in case between two serpents, torch on either side, three cornuacopiae above / Cista mystica containing serpent escaping, within ivy-wreath (this side mostly worn away with use). 30 mm diameter. ref: sg4394. A beauty! #12853: $275 SOLD

Biblical Widow's Mite, bronze prutah, 103-76 BC. Anchor / Wheel. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. Coin is securely "floating" witnin the bezel. Very cool. 15 mm dia. #wm21123x2: $150
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One of the Three Wise Men of the Bible?
Azes II. "King from the East" of Bethlehem

One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Athena holding winged Victory. 17 mm dia. Very nice! #24836x2: $175 SOLD (more about these coins)

Ancient Rome. Marc Antony. Silver denarius struck at the Battle of Actium in 32 BC, where he and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian (later to be known as Augustus, first Emperor of Rome). Depicts his Legionary galley full of oarsmen right / eagle between two military standards. An awesome, historical piece! 19 mm diameter. Excellent! 20041x2: $299
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Ancient Rome. Constantine II, 337-340 AD. Bronze follis set in custom silver bezel. His laureate cuirassed bust right, CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears & shields, two standards between them, GLORIA EXERCITVS, SMANT in ex. (Antioch mint). 18 mm dia. Quite nice - better than photo. #55302: $125 SOLD

Septimius Severus, AR Denarius. Struck 200-201 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. SEVERVS AVG PART MAX, laureate head right / RESTITVTOR VRBIS, Septimius standing left, holding patera in right hand over tripod altar, & spear in left. RSC 599, RIC 167. Nice coin necklace gift! #GV0586x2: $225 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Aurelian, 270-275 AD. Magnificent silvered-bronze follis, set in sterling silver bezel, patinated to more closely match the coin. Serdica mint. His radiate cuirassed bust right, IMP AVRELIANVS AVG / Sol walking left with orb between 2 captives, ORIENS AVG; XXIT in ex. ref: RIC 279. 25 mm dia. Excellent detail! #JN2009: $225 SOLD
Capitana shipwreck treasure coin! From the wreck of the Concepcion, sunk off Chanduy, Ecuador in 1654. Large silver 8-reale "Piece of Eight" struck c. 1640. Depicts a Spanish cross / Shield with coat of arms. Set in beautiful custom silver bezel. With certificate from the dive company issued in 1979. 41 mm diameter, about 27 grams. #CS2054x2: $599
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One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Athena golding spear and shield. 18 mm dia. Excellent! #JN2019x2: $275 SOLD - Alternates available!

Ancient Rome. Valentinian I, 364-375 AD. Bronze follis set in custom silver bezel. His pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust rt, DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG, / Valentinian advancing right, dragging captive & holding labarum, GLORIA RO-MANORVM, ISISC in ex. (Siscia mint). 20 mm dia. Very nice! Great detail on both sides. #55304: $175 SOLD

Ancient Greece. Illyria, Dyrrhachium. Silver drachm, struck after 229 BC. In custom silver bezel. Cow suckling calf, eagle above, Greek "XENWN" / Double stellate "temple doors" pattern, Greek script around. 19 mm dia. Gorgeous detail! #JN2018x2: $225 SOLD - Alternate available!

One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Athena golding spear and shield. 17 mm dia. Excellent! #JN2020: $275 SOLD - Alternates available!

Alexander the Great of Macedon, 336 - 323 BC. Silver drachm, struck 294 BC at Miletus mint, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt., wearing Nemean lion's skin. / Zeus seated left., holding an eagle and sceptre, behind, monograms before. ref: Price-2151. 20 mm (13/16") diameter. Gorgeous! #CG2058x2: $399 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Probus, 276-282 AD. Bronze antoninianus struck 280 AD, set in custom silver bezel toned to match. His radiate cuirassed bust left with spear over shoulder, IMP PROBVS P F AVG / Pax standing left holding olive branch & sceptre, PAX AVGVSTI. Mintmark XXI. ref: RIC 713. 24 mm dia. #JN2051: $125 SOLD

Provincial Rome. Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Large bronze coin of Markianopolis, Moesia, struck under Legate Tiberius Julius Festus. Laureate head of Severus right, AVT K M AVP CEV ALEZANDPOC / Eagle standing left on rod, head left with wreath in its beak, VP TIB IOVL FECTOV MARKIANOPOLITWN. ref: Moushmov 714. Set in silver bezel toned to match the coin. 27 mm dia. with deep glossy green patina. #JN2053: $150 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Maximianus, 286-310 AD. Bronze antoninianus set in custom silver bezel. Rome mint, struck 285-286 AD. His radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt & sceptre, IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG; Mintmark XXI and officina letter. ref: RIC V 506, Cohen 355. 24 mm dia. Nice patina, great bust! #JN2068: $125 SOLD

First Jewish revolt against Rome, 66 - 70 AD. Masada-period!
Minted and circulated during the time of Josephus and the standoff at Masada. Judaea, First Revolt, Bronze Prutah. Year 2 = 67-68 AD. Two handled amphora, ancient Hebrew inscription "Year Two" / Vine leaf on small branch, "The Freedom of Zion" in Hebrew. 18 mm dia. #JN2046x2: $275 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Marc Antony. Silver denarius struck at the Battle of Actium in 32 BC, where he and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian (later to be known as Augustus, first Emperor of Rome). Depicts his Legionary galley full of oarsmen right / Eagle between two military standards, legion number (worn away) below. 19 mm dia. Crisp detail on galley. I've always found this issue to be special because the little heads in the galley on the coin represented the actual historical men who literally held this coin. #JN2048: $299 SOLD

Ancient Rome, c. 1st-3rd century AD. Interesting large bronze disk, set in custom silver bezel toned to match. Comprised of four concentric circles with original green paste inlay, what appears to be remains of text visible in the outer ring. Small hole through the center, light earthen deposits. Very cool, been in my own collection for years. 32 mm diameter. #JN2066: $145 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Claudius, 41-54 AD. 4th of the Twelve Caesars! Large bronze As, set in custom silver bezel toned to match. His bare head left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR IMP / Minerva standing right, brandishing spear and holding shield on left arm, S-C across field. ref: RIC 100, RCV 1861, Cohen 84. Big 30 mm dia. Great green to red patina. #JN2039x2: $350 SOLD

Biblical Judaea. Pontius Pilate, prefect (governor) of Judaea, 26-36 AD. Presided over the trial of Jesus Christ and ordered his crucifixion. Bronze lepton struck 29 AD, set in custom silver bezel. Three bound ears of barley, Greek inscription / Simpulum, TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC. 17 mm dia. Excellent detail and radiant patina. Coin ex-Guildcraft, purchased in 1991. #CH2091: $299 SOLD

Knights Templar France. Philip IV Le Bel, 1268-1314 AD.
Silver gros tournois, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Crisp detail, well centered. All inscriptions and details clear. 27 mm dia. Gorgeous piece of jewelry! #CM2109: $499
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Attica, Athens. Large "New Style" Tetradrachm of 100-99 BC.
Head of Athena right in triple crested helmet ornamented with Pegasus; forepart of horses rt. / Owl standing right on prostate amphora inscribed I, head facing ATE; Greek legend on either side. Two standing figures to right, SW below, monograms in fields. Ref: Sear 2556/59v, Thompson 871a. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. Big 30 mm dia. #CG2073: $599
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Biblical Widow's Mite. Judaea, bronze prutah struck 103-76 BC.
Anchor / Wheel. Greek & Hebrew inscriptions around. Set in custom silver bezel. 18 mm dia. Coin ex-Guildcraft, purchased in 1991. Very nice detail, clear inscriptions! #CH2075: $199
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Sasanian, ancient Persia. King Khusro II, 590 - 627 AD. Silver dirhem, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Crowned bust of Khusro facing rt., zoroastrian astrological symbols: stars and crescents around perimeter / Holy fire-altar flanked by two attendants, monograms/ zoroastrian astrological symbols. 27 mm dia. #JN2003: $199 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Constantius II, 337-361 AD. Bronze follis struck 347-348 AD, set in custom silver bezel. His laurel & rosette-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, CONSTANTIVS P F AVG / Two Victories facing each other holding wreaths, VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN. 19 mm dia. #JN2032: $125 SOLD

Medieval Hungary. Leopold I "the Hogmouth". Silver 15-Krajczar dated 1689, in custom silver bezel. Laureate bust of Leopold rt., LEOPOLD-D-G-R-I-S-A-G-H-B-REX, "XV" below. / Madonna and child within radiate patrona, PATRONA-HVNGARIAE 1689. "K-B" to sides = Kormoczbanya mint. Holed in antiquity! 32 mm dia., 7.11 g. #25581: $150 SOLD


SPECIAL: KIngs of Iran. Safavid Shah, Sultan Hussein. AH 1105-1135 (1694-1722 AD), silver abbasi 4-shahi of AH 1130 (1717 AD). Set into a custom sterling-silver bezel. A stunning piece! Measures 25 mm x 30 mm. #2706x2: $199 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Julia Mamaea, Empress to Severus Alexander
222-235 AD. Silver denarius. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, her diademed & draped bust right / VESTA, Vesta standing half-left, holding palladium & scepter. re: RSC 81. 21 mm. #5950: $175
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Ancient Rome. Julia Domna (194-209 AD), Empress to Septimius Severus. Silver denarius. IVLIA AVGVSTA, her draped bust right / FORTVNAE FELICI, Fortuna seated left with cornucopiae & rudder on globe, small child reaching up to her. ref: RSC 57. 21 mm diameter. #6069: $199 SOLD

Ancient Greece. Istros, Thrace, 400-350 BC. Silver drachm. Facing male heads, one inverted / Sea-eagle on the back of a dolphin, ISTPIS. Theta behind, monograms below. 20 mm wide. A gorgeous piece with high relief! Nicer than photo. #7224:
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Ancient Macedon, Greece. Silver tetradrachm minted under Roman occupation, 158-149 BC. Diademed head of Artemis right with quiver over shoulder in the center of a Macedonian shield / MAKEDONWN PRWTHS, club of Herakles within oak wreath; monograms above and below. 32 mm dia. #0321: $450 SOLD



Alexander the Great of Macedon, 336 - 323 BC. Silver drachm, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt., wearing lion's skin. / Zeus seated left., holding an eagle and sceptre, ALEXANDPOY behind, monograms before and below. 18 mm diameter. Great jewelry at a budget price! #85108x2: $250
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Crusader Kings of Antioch
King Bohemond III. 1162 - 1201 AD. Silver denier, set in a custom sterling-silver bezel. Helmeted head of king in chain-maille armor, crescent and star to sides / Cross patee, crescent. A gorgeous piece of jewelry! 19 mm diameter. #1823x2: $299
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Ancient Greece. Istros, Thrace, 400-350 BC. Silver drachm. Facing male heads, one inverted / Sea-eagle on the back of a dolphin, ISTPIS. Theta behind, monogram below. 18 mm wide. Beautiful! Unfortunately a washed-out photo. #0475: $299
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Augustus Caesar, 2 BC - 13 AD. Silver denarius set in custom sterling silver bezel. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, his laureate head right / AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below, Gaius & Lucius Caesares, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"). 20 mm dia. Nice piece of jewelry! #85090x2: $350
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Imperial Rome, Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Silver antoninianus, struck AD 242-243, Rome mint. Set into a custom sterling silver bezel. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, his radiate, draped and cuirassed bust rt. / AETERNITATI AVG, Sol standing lt., raising right hand and holding a globe. RIC 83; RSC 41. Nice piece of jewelry, good alignment on both sides which is rare. #125020x2: $150 SOLD

Ancient Macedon, Greece. Huge silver tetradrachm minted under Roman occupation, 158-149 BC. Diademed head of Artemis right with quiver over shoulder in the center of a Macedonian shield / MAKEDONWN PRWTHS, club of Herakles within oak wreath; AP monogram above. Large 32 mm diameter, 18.31 grams (total). #17071x2: $450
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Ancient Rome. Philip I, 244-249 AD. Silver antoninianus, set in custom sterling-silver bezel. His radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG / Annona standing left holding corn-ears over modius & cornucopiae, ANNONA AVGG. 23 mm dia. ref: RIC 28c, RSC 25, RCV #8922. Gorgeous! #21884x2: $225
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Ancient Rome. Julian II the Apostate, 360-363 AD. Magnificent and large bronze follis, Thessalonica mint. His pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right, DN FL CL IVLIANVS PF AVG / Apis bull standing right, two stars above, SECVRITAS REIPVB, TESA with palm branches in exergue. ref: RIC 225. Large 29 mm diameter! Set in silver bezel, toned to match coin. #25076: $199 SOLD

Crusader Kings of Antioch. King Bohemond III. 1162 - 1201 AD. Silver denier, set into custom silver bezel. Helmeted head of king in chain-maille armor, crescent and star to sides, + BOAIIVNDVS / Cross patee, crescent in quadrant, + ANTIOCNIA. ref: Metcalf, Crusades 371; CCS 65. 19 mm dia. Very nice! Excellent detail, great tone. #88013x2: $325 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Julia Mamaea, empress to Severus Alexander, 222-232 AD. Silver denarius set in custom sterling silver bezel. Her diademed and draped bust right, IVLIA MAMEAE AVG / Felicity seated left, holding caduceus and cornucopia, FELICITAS PVBLICA. ref: RSC 24, RIC 338. 21 mm dia. #24345x2: $175 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Large bronze follis, set in custom silver bezel. His laureate bust right, IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG / Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory and sceptre, eagle with wreath left, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, TS-G below (Thessalonica mint). 23 mm dia. Coin with nice toning, silver bezel toned to match. #287313x2: $125 SOLD

Ancient Greece. Histiaea, Euboia, c. 196-146 B.C. Silver tetrobol, set in sterling silver bezel. Head of nymph Histiaea right, hair in fillet, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, holding naval standard. 17 mm dia. Very nice! #JN2010x2: $225 SOLD

Ancient Greece. Histiaea, Euboia, c. 196-146 B.C. Silver tetrobol, set in sterling silver bezel. Head of nymph Histiaea right, hair in fillet, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, holding naval standard. 15 mm dia. #V0584: $199
SOLD

Alexander III The Great, 336-323 BC. Large silver tetradrachm. Set in custom silver bezel. Postmortem issue of Mesambria, Thrace, c. 275-225 BC. Head of Herakles rt, clad in Nemean Lion-skin headdress / , Zeus enthroned, holding eagle & scepter, helmet above monogram to left. 28 mm, 16.33 g. ref: Price 992; Karayotov 5. VF, lightly toned, minor marks. Coin ex-CNG. #JN2017x2: $599 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Constantine II, 337-340 AD. Bronze follis set in custom silver bezel. His laureate cuirassed bust right, CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears & shields, two standards between them, GLORIA EXERCITVS, ESIS in ex. (Siscia mint). 18 mm dia. Great detail! Nice portrait. #55300: $150 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. Silver antoninianus set in sterling silver bezel. His radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG / Juno seated left with corn ears & sceptre, IVNO MARTIALIS. 24 mm dia. ref: RIC 69, RSC 46. #JN2008: $199 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Constantine II, 337-340 AD. Bronze follis set in custom silver bezel. His laureate cuirassed bust right, CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C / Two soldiers holding spears & shields, two standards between them, GLORIA EXERCITVS, CONST in ex. (Constantinople mint). 17 mm dia. Much nicer than photo. #55301: $125 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Silver antoninianus, set in custom sterling silver bezel. His radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG / Concordia seated left with patera & cornucopia, CONCORDIA AVG. ref: RIC 35, RSC 50. 23 mm dia. Nice cabinet tone. Great detail! #24387x2: $225
SOLD - Alternate available!

Medieval Venice, Italy. Andrea Dandolo, Doge of Venice 1342-1354 AD. Silver grosso. Christ enthroned, facing front; IC-XC above / ANDR-DANDVLO-DVX-SM-VENETI; Doge (L) receiving tall flag from St. Mark (R). DVX down flag staff. 21 mm dia. Holed in antiquity! #24346x2: $175 SOLD - ask about alternates

Ancient Greece. Histiaea, Euboia, c. 196-146 B.C. Silver tetrobol, set in sterling silver bezel. Head of nymph Histiaea right, hair in fillet, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, holding naval standard. 14 mm. #JN2024: $175 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 2 BC - 13 AD. First Roman Emperor. Silver denarius set in custom sterling silver bezel. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. Banker's mark under chin / Gaius & Lucius Caesares, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"). AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below. 20 mm dia. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. ex-Frank Robinson, Albany, NY. Great portrait! #JN2045: $425 SOLD


Byzantine bronze "portrait of Christ" coin.Reign of Romanus III,
1028 - 1034 AD. Class B bronze follis, set in custom silver bezel with gray patina. Christ facing with book of Gospels, +EMMANOVHA IX-XC. Cross with IS \ XS above, bAS-ILE \ bASILE below. 32 mm, 11.16 g. Gorgeous glossy deep green patina. #JN2036: $199
SOLD


Ancient Greece. Attica. Athens, c. 454-404 BC. Silver "old-style" tetradrachm set in a custom 18-karat gold bezel. Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet ornamented with olive leaves / Owl standing right, ΑΘΕ, olive sprig and crescent moon behind, all within incuse square. ref: Kroll 8; SNG Copenhagen 31. 25 mm (1") diameter, weighs 21.43 grams! Gorgeous! SAYK. #JN2023: SOLD


Capitana shipwreck treasure coin! From the wreck of the Concepcion, sunk off Chanduy, Ecuador in 1654. Large silver 8-reale "Piece of Eight" struck c. 1640. Depicts a Spanish cross / Shield with coat of arms. Set in beautiful custom silver bezel.
With certificate from the dive company issued in 1979.
Big 44x37 mm, about 28 grams. #CS2055x2: $599
SOLD



Reign of John I, 969 - 976 AD. Huge Class A1 bronze follis.
Christ facing with book of Gospels, +EMMANOVHA IX-XC.
IhSUS \ XRISTUS \ bASILEU \ bASILE in four lines. Large 32 mm diameter. Set in custom sterling silver bezel with antiqued patina. Nicer than photo allows!
#424663x2: $110 SOLD

Knights Templar France. Philip IV Le Bel, 1268-1314 AD.
Silver gros tournois, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Nice detail, well centered. 27 mm (1") dia. Bright tone! #CM2070: $450
SOLD

Alexander III The Great, 336-323 BC. Large silver tetradrachm. Set in custom silver bezel. Lifetime issue! Head of Herakles rt, clad in Nemean Lion-skin headdress / Zeus enthroned, holding eagle & scepter, , monograms around. Coin 27 mm, 16.85 g. ref: Muller 2976-3950. Gorgeous! #JN2063: $599 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Gordian III, 238-244 AD. Silver ntoninianus. His radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / Apollo seated left with branch & lyre, P M TR P IIII COS II P P. ref: RSC 250, RIC 88, RCV 8645. 24 mm dia. #GVJN2025: $225 SOLD

Biblical Widow's Mite. Judaea, bronze prutah struck 103-76 BC.
Anchor / Wheel. Greek & Hebrew inscriptions around. Set in custom silver bezel. 18 mm dia. #JN2033x2: $199
SOLD

One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Athena standing, holding shield and spear.
18 mm dia. Excellent detail! Great tone. #JN2062: $250
SOLD

Ancient Rome. Valentinian I, 364-375 AD. Bronze follis set in custom silver bezel. His pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust rt, DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG, / Valentinian advancing right, dragging captive & holding labarum, GLORIA RO-MANORVM, ANTG in ex. (Antioch mint). 19 mm. Good detail, nice bright tone. #55305: $125 SOLD

First Jewish revolt against Rome, 66 - 70 AD. Masada-period!
Minted and circulated during the time of Josephus and the standoff at Masada. Judaea, First Revolt, Bronze Prutah. Year 2 = 67-68 AD. Set in custom silver bezel. Two handled amphora, ancient Hebrew inscription "Year Two" / Vine leaf on small branch, "The Freedom of Zion" in Hebrew. Dark bronze patina with earthen highlights, nice detail. 18 mm dia. #JN2056: $299 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Aurelian, 270-275 AD. Bronze antoninianus, set in custom silver bezel toned to match the coin. His radiate bust right, IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG / Aurelian and Concordia facing each other, clasping hands, CONCORDIA MILITVM. ref: RIC 59, Cohen 60, Sear 11522. 23 mm dia. #JN2067: $125 SOLD
Crusader Genoa, 1139-1339 AD. Silver denaro struck under Conrad III, set in custom silver bezel. Tower of Jerusalem, city name IANVA / Crusader cross, king's name CVNRADI REX. 18 mm dia. Nice coin with excellent detail! #CM2012: $275
SOLD - Alternate available!

One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Zeus holding winged Victory. 16 mm dia. #JN2012: $165 SOLD

Byzantine Empire. Alexius I Comnenus. 1092-1181 AD. Bronze Tetarteron, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Patriarchal cross on two steps, A-D, K-F / Crowned bust of Alexius facing. coin ref: SB 1932, BMC 56-65. 15 mm, Gorgeous cross side, the other well worn. #JN2029: $125
SOLD

Alexander III The Great, 336-323 BC. Silver drachm, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt, clad in Nemean Lion-skin headdress / Zeus enthroned, with eagle and scepter, ALEXANDOY. Piece measures 20 mm diameter. #5918: $275 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Republican period, 2nd-1st century BC. Silver denarius. Helmeted head of Roma facing rt. / Victory racing rt in biga (chariot). Beautiful coin, nice tone! 20 mm. #6167: SOLD

Ancient Macedon, Greece. Silver tetradrachm minted under Roman occupation, 158-149 BC. Diademed head of Artemis right with quiver over shoulder in the center of a Macedonian shield / MAKEDONWN PRWTHS, club of Herakles within oak wreath; monograms above and below. 34 mm diameter! #7544: SOLD

Attica, Athens. Large "New Style" Tetradrachm of 100-99 BC. Head of Athena right in triple crested helmet ornamented with Pegasus; forepart of horses rt. / Owl standing right on prostate amphora inscribed I, head facing, ΑΘΕ; Greek legend on either side. Two standing figures to right, ME below, monograms in fields. 31 mm diameter! #7557x2: $550 SOLD

Ancient Persia. White Huns / Hephalite Gandhara, c. 475-576 AD, billon drachm set in custom sterling silver bezel (silver patina to better match tone of coin). King's bust rt. in ornate bull-headed crown; Napki Malka in Pahlavi / Two attendants flanking a fire altar, Kabul and Zabul. Wonderful green patina, some copper highlights. Very pleasing to the eyes. The Hephthalites, also known as White Huns, were a nomadic people who lived across northern China, Central Asia, and northern India in the fourth through sixth centuries. The term Hephthalite derives from Greek, supposedly a rendering of Hayathelite (from the term Haital = "Big/Powerful" in the dialect of Bukhara), the name used by Persian writers to refer to a 6th century empire on the northern and eastern periphery of their land. As a group they appear to be distinct from the Huns who migrated to Europe in the Fourth Century AD. 28 mm dia. #7588: $250 SOLD

Alexander the Great of Macedon, 336-323 BC. Large silver tetradrachm, struck at Messembria on the Black Sea, c. 175-125 BC. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt, clad in Nemean Lion-skin headdress / Zeus enthroned, with eagle and scepter, BASILEWS ALEXANDPOY. Seleucid counter-stamp (anchor) on back! ref: Price-1064. Massive 32 mm (1 1/4") diameter! #85075x2: $425
SOLD

Ancient Greece. Thasos, Thrace, silver tetradrachm, struck after 148 BC. Head of Dionysus right, crowned with vines / Herakles standing facing, naked, head left, holding club and lion skin, Greek legend around. Large 32 mm (1 1/4") diameter. Great cabinet-tone. A beautiful piece! #2165: $325 SOLD

Ancient Greece. Histiaia, Euboia, c. 156 BC. Silver tetrobol. Head of nymph right, hair up in fillet / Nymph seated on prow of ship, AIEWN behind, trident of Poseidon below. 17 mm diameter. Extremely fine! Sharp detail. #20030: $275
SOLD


Ancient Greece. Histiaia, Euboia, c. 156 BC. Silver tetrobol. Head of nymph right, hair up in fillet / Nymph seated on prow of ship, AIEWN behind. 14 mm diameter. Pretty piece! #6037: $165 SOLD

Histiaea, Euboia, c. 196-146 B.C. Silver tetrobol, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of nymph Histiaea right, hair up in fillet, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, holding naval standard. Bezel measures approx 21 x 14 mm. Nice coin necklace gift!



Knights Templar France. Philip IV Le Bel, 1268-1314 AD. Silver gros tournois, set in a custom sterling silver bezel. 27 mm
(1 1/16") dia. Nice, historic piece of jewelry! #85022x2: $475
SOLD

Ancient Rome. Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Silver denarius, set in custom sterling silver bezel. His laureate head right, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS / Roma seated right, holding parazonium and spear, COS III. RSC 337. 20 mm dia. ref: RIC 162. #24400x2: $135 SOLD
Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, silver denarius, 2 BC - 13 AD. Set in custom silver bezel. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius Caesares, AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT; C L CAESARES below. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm dia. Absolutely stunning! #50654x2: $399 SOLD

Tiberius Caesar. Silver "tribute penny" of the Bible! Silver denarius struck 18-35 AD. Set into custom silver bezel. Laureate bust of Tiberius, "TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS" / Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding olive-branch and inverted spear, "PONTIF MAXIM." 20 mm dia. ref: RIC 26, RSC 16, RCV 1763. Very nice! King James Bible, Matthew 22, verse 19-22: "Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius, and he asked them, "Whose portrait is this? And whose inscription?" "Caesar's," they replied. Then he said to them, "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's."
#58168x2: $450 SOLD

Admiral Gardner shipwreck coin, East India Company 1808.
Coat of Arms / Mughal Persian inscription - "X or 10 Cash."
26 mm diameter. Ex- London Coin Galleries. Set in custom silver bezel. 27 mm dia. Nice! #24373x2: $175
SOLD

Knights Templar France. Philip IV Le Bel, 1268-1314 AD.
Silver gros tournois, set in custom silver bezel. Crisp detail, coin with grey patina. 27 mm dia. Nice! #79011x2: $475
SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, silver denarius, 2 BC - 13 AD. Set in custom silver bezel. His laureate head rt., CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE / Gaius & Lucius Caesares, AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT; C L CAESARES below. ref: BMC 533, RSC 43. 19 mm dia. Stunning! #78350x2: $399
SOLD

Early Rome, as a Republic. L Rutilius Flaccus. Silver denarius struck 77 BC, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Helmeted head of Roma right, FLAC behind / Victory in biga right, L RVTILLI in ex. ref: Rutilia 1, sear #318, Cr387/1, Syd 780. 20 mm dia. Excellent Victory! #JN2005x2: $225 SOLD

Philip I, 244-249 AD. Silver antoninianus set in custom sterling silver bezel. His radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG / Aequitas (Equity) standing left with scales & cornucopia, AEQVITAS AVGG. Bezel measures 28 x 23 mm. RIC 27b, RSC 9, sear5 #8918. Nice gift! #GV0585x2: $225 SOLD

Biblical Widow's Mite, bronze prutah, 103-76 BC. Anchor / Wheel, Greek & Hebrew inscriptions. Set in custom sterling silver bezel, patinated to more closely match the coin. 16 mm dia, golden brown patina, sharp detail! #JN2006x2: $225 SOLD

Athens, Ancient Greece. Silver Tetradrachm of 100-99 BC.
Attica, Athens. Large silver tetradrachm, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Athena right in triple crested helmet ornamented with Pegasus; forepart of horses rt. / Owl standing right on prostate amphora inscribed I, head facing ATE; Greek legend on either side. Two standing figures to right, ME below, monograms in fields. Reference: Sear 2556/2559 v, Thompson 871a. 31 mm dia. Stunning! #JN2016x2: $650 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Augustus Caesar, 2 BC - 13 AD. Silver denarius set in custom sterling silver bezel. His laureate head right, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. Banker's mark under chin / Gaius & Lucius Caesares, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in field above, a lituus right & simpulum left ("b9"). AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below. 20 mm diameter. #JN2021x2: $350 SOLD


Byzantine bronze "portrait of Christ" coin.
Reign of John I, 969 - 976 AD. Bronze follis.
Christ facing with book of Gospels, +EMMANOVHA IX-XC.
IhSUS \ XRISTUS \ bASILEU \ bASILE in four lines. Nice detail, amazing patina. Set in custom silver bezel with dark patination. #5836: SOLD. Alternates available!



Jewish revolt against Rome, 66 - 70 AD. Masada-period!
Minted and circulated during the time of Josephus and the standoff at Masada. Judaea, First Revolt, Bronze Prutah. Year 2 = 67-68 AD. Two handled amphora, ancient Hebrew inscription "Year Two" / Vine leaf on small branch, "The Freedom of Zion" in Hebrew. 18 mm diameter, nice golden tone! #7576-B: $199
SOLD - ask about alternates

Rome. Diocletian, 284-305 AD. Large bronze follis struck c. 299 AD, set in custom silver bezel toned to match. His laureate head right, IMP C DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG / Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopia, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. Mintmark H, E below. ref: RIC VI 94a var. Big 28 mm dia. #JN2052: $125 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Hadrian, 117-138. Large bronze dupondius set in custom silver bezel with gray patina. His laureate head right, HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P / Libertas standing left holding pileus & sceptre, LIBERTAS PVBLICA S-C. ref: RIC 818. 28 mm dia. Copper to green patina. #JN2038: $150 SOLD


Alexander the Great of Macedon, 336 - 323 BC. Silver drachm, Kolophon mint, Ionia, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt., wearing Nemean lion's skin. / Zeus seated left., holding an eagle and sceptre, behind, monograms before. ref: Price 1827. 19 mm dia. Coin ex-Gitbud and Naumann, Germany. #JN2059: $399 SOLD



Ancient Rome. Marc Antony. Silver denarius struck at the Battle of Actium in 32 BC, where he and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian (later to be known as Augustus, first Emperor of Rome). Depicts his Legionary galley full of oarsmen right / Eagle between two military standards, LEG VI (6th Legion) below. Nice! 17 mm dia. I always found this issue to be special because the little heads in the galley on the coin represented the actual historical men who literally held this coin. #JN2004: $299 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Philip I "The Arab", 244-249 AD. Silver antoninianus. His radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG / Victory advancing right with palm & wreath, VICTORIA AVG. ref: RIC 49b, RCV 8969. 25 mm dia. Excellent! Near mint-state coin #GVJN2026: $275 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. Silver denarius set in custom silver bezel. His laureate head right, M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVII / Emperor standing left holding branch and sceptre, IMP VI COS III. ref: RIC 282. Coin 19 mm, 3.25 g. #JN2064: $199 SOLD

Tiberius Caesar. Silver "tribute penny" of the Bible! Silver denarius struck 14-17 AD. Set into custom silver bezel. Laureate bust of Tiberius, "TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS" / Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding olive-branch and inverted spear, "PONTIF MAXIM." 19.5 mm dia. ref: RIC 26, RSC 16, RCV 1763. Bright, shiny tone. King James Bible, Matthew 22, verse 19-22: "Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius, and he asked them, "Whose portrait is this? And whose inscription?" "Caesar's," they replied. Then he said to them, "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's." #JN2065: $475 SOLD

One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Zeus standing, holding thunder-bolt and sceptre. 18 mm dia. Excellent detail! A true gem. #JN2055: $299 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Licinius I, 308-324 AD. Bronze follis, set in custom silver bezel toned to match. His laureate bust right, IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG / Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, holding Victory and sceptre, eagle with wreath left, IOVI CONSERVATORI; SIS (Siscia mint). 21 mm dia. Nice green patina. #JN2049: $150 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. Silver denarius struck 172 AD, Rome mint. Set in custom 14K gold bezel. His laureate head right, M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVI / Aequitas standing left holding scales & cornucopiae, COS III. ref: RIC 252, RCV 4903, RSC 257v. 22 mm dia., 6.40 g. Gorgeous! #JN2058: $425 SOLD

Ancient Rome. Aurelian, 270-275 AD. Excellent bronze antoninianus set in custom silver bezel. His radiate cuirassed bust right, IMP AVRELIANVS AVG / Sol walking left with orb between 2 captives, ORIENS AVG; XXIP in ex. ref: RIC 279. 22 mm diameter. Incredible detail! Black patina. #JN2022: $225 SOLD

Alexander III The Great, 336-323 BC. Large silver tetradrachm, set into custom silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt, clad in Nemean Lion-skin headdress / Zeus enthroned, holding eagle & scepter, behind. 40 mm dia. Nice portrait, much better in hand than this photo allows! #CG2080: $450 SOLD

Ancient Greece. Histiaea, Euboia, c. 196-146 B.C. Silver tetrobol, set in sterling silver bezel. Head of nymph Histiaea right, hair in fillet, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, holding naval standard. 14 mm dia. #JN2001: $175
SOLD


Alexander the Great of Macedon, 336-323 BC. HUGE silver tetradrachm, struck at Messembria on the Black Sea, c. 175-125 BC. Head of Herakles rt, clad in Nemean Lion-skin headdress / Zeus enthroned, with eagle and scepter, Corinthian helmet before, . Set into custom sterling silver bezel. Coin with nice cabinet-tone. 35 mm dia. Coin weighs 16.20 g. ref: Price 1051, Muller 473. Magnificent! #JN2060: $650 SOLD


Alexander the Great of Macedon, 336 - 323 BC. Silver drachm, set in custom sterling silver bezel. Head of Herakles rt., wearing Nemean lion's skin. / Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre, and arrowhead behind, monograms before. ref: Price 1827v. 19 mm. Coin ex-Frank S. Robinson. #JN2070: $375 SOLD


One of the Three Kings of the Bible? Azes II silver drachm, 35 BC - 5 AD. Set in custom sterling silver bezel. King on horseback following a star / Athena standing, holding shield and spear.
18 mm dia. Excellent detail! #JN2061: $250 SOLD