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White Gold:" Revealing the World's Earliest Coins,"  minted, issued in western Asia Minor (modern day  Turkey) from the 7th century BCE.

White Gold:" Revealing the World's Earliest Coins," minted, issued in western Asia Minor (modern day Turkey) from the 7th century BCE.

Old coin

Old coin

The obverse shows the diademed head of Alexander the Great (r. 336-323 BC). This posthumous and idealized portrait includes symbols of Alexander’s deification, one of which is the ram’s horn, characteristic of the Egyptian god Amon. This iconography derives from the type of coin introduced by one of Alexander’s immediate successors, King Lysimachos of Thrace …

The obverse shows the diademed head of Alexander the Great (r. 336-323 BC). This posthumous and idealized portrait includes symbols of Alexander’s deification, one of which is the ram’s horn, characteristic of the Egyptian god Amon. This iconography derives from the type of coin introduced by one of Alexander’s immediate successors, King Lysimachos of Thrace …

G1205 An Excessively Rare and Exceptional Greek Electrum Stater of Kyzikos (Mysia), a Masterful Depiction of Hermes 460-400

G1205 An Excessively Rare and Exceptional Greek Electrum Stater of Kyzikos (Mysia), a Masterful Depiction of Hermes 460-400

COINS FOR SALE IN LONDON, 1862 INDIA, GOLD MOHUR COIN, Gol… | Flickr

COINS FOR SALE IN LONDON, 1862 INDIA, GOLD MOHUR COIN, Gol… | Flickr

Gold coin

Gold coin

gold coin of croesus, lydian, around 550 bc, from modern turkey

gold coin of croesus, lydian, around 550 bc, from modern turkey

Greek Silver Shekel from Tyre, Phoenicia c. 425-394 BC This coin, struck under an uncertain king, shows Melkart holding a bow and reigns while riding a hippocamp with a dolphin swimming in the waves...

Greek Silver Shekel from Tyre, Phoenicia c. 425-394 BC This coin, struck under an uncertain king, shows Melkart holding a bow and reigns while riding a hippocamp with a dolphin swimming in the waves...

Ancient coin - anyone know where this is from?

Ancient coin - anyone know where this is from?

Gold Stater with goddess Athena - from ancient city Pergamon in Anatolia, circa  330-300 BC, Hellenistic period

Gold Stater with goddess Athena - from ancient city Pergamon in Anatolia, circa 330-300 BC, Hellenistic period

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