The video above show 27 ancient Greek, Roman and even world coins of various types, all NGC certified and available for sale at the time of the making of this video. Coins like these are seldom seen in coin inventories or collections, or often times if they are, not in such amazing states of preservation. These coins were hand-picked and many are super rare types seldom available. Enjoy the video, and check out the coins by clicking the links below with the titles linking to actual items and other links to be able to browse and see more similar types. Whatever it is you are searching to collect, you may find it in my eBay store. Enjoy the video and the article.
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The Coins Featured in the Video
RHODES Caria Island Ancient Silver Greek Coin Helios of COLOSSUS NGC MS i68140
Greek city of Rhodes on an Island off Caria
Silver 16mm (2.76 grams) Struck circa 205-190 B.C.
Reference: RPC II 1189 var. (no star); SNG Keckman -; BMC 408-10
Certification: NGC Ancients MS Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5 4680931-010
Head of Helios facing slightly right.
ΓΟΡΓΟΣ, rose with P-O across bottom; bud to right.
AMISOS in PONTUS 300BC RARE R1 Ancient Silver Greek Coin HERA OWL NGC AU i68141
Greek city of Amisos in Pontus
Silver Drachm 15mm (3.65 grams) Struck circa 300-125 B.C.
Reference: HGC 7, 233 Rare R1
Certification: NGC Ancients AU Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5 4680931-011
Turreted bust of Tyche-Hera right.
Owl with spread wings standing facing on shield; monogram to left; P to right.
Dynasts of Lycia PERIKLES Ancient Silver Greek Coin LION TRISKELES NGC i68142
Greek Coin of Dynasts of Lycia
Perikles – Dynast circa 390-360 B.C.
Silver Third Stater / Tetrobol 16mm (2.84 grams) Struck circa 390-360 B.C.
Reference: SNG von Aulock 4254-4255 var.
Certification: NGC Ancients Ch AU Strike: 4/5 Surface: 5/5 4680931-013
Lion’s scalp facing.
Brutus Julius Caesar Roman Assassin 44BC Ancient Greek GOLD Coin NGC MS i68143
Marcus Junius Brutus, Assassin of Julius Caesar
Gold Propaganda Coin with Obverse of his silver Coin from 54 B.C.
with his famous ancestor L. Brutus
Dynast of Thrace: Koson
Gold Stater 17mm (8.48 grams) Struck After 44 B.C.
Reference: RPC 1701; BMC Thrace pg. 208, 2; BMCRR II pg. 474, 48
Certification: NGC Ancients MS Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5 2077743-003
KOΣΩΝ, Roman consul accompanied by two lictors; BR monogram to left
Eagle standing left on sceptre, holding wreath.
HADRIAN & SABINA Authentic Ancient 128AD EGYPT Roman Tetradrachm Coin NGC i68144
Hadrian – Roman Emperor: 117-138 A.D.
Billon Tetradrachm 24mm (12.43 grams) of Alexandria in Egypt, Dated RY 13, struck 128/129 A.D.
Reference: Köln 997; Dattari (Savio) 1249; K&G 32.469; RPC III 5729/25; Emmett 886.13; Staffieri, Alexandria In Nummis 91
Certification: NGC Ancients Ch VF Strike: 4/5 Surface: 3/5 4680931-012
AVT KAI TPAI A∆PIA CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right of Hadrian.
CABINA CЄBACTH, draped bust right of Sabina, wearing stephane; L IΓ (date) upward behind.
ALLECTUS Usurper Emperor in Britain ANCIENT 293AD Roman Coin GALLEY NGC i68145
Allectus – Roman Usurper Emperor: 293-296 A.D.
Bronze Quinarius 20mm (2.62 grams) Camulodunum mint, struck circa 293-296 A.D.
Reference: RIC 124; Rogiet 1031; Burnett 210
Certification: NGC Ancients Ch AU★ Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 2077743-002
IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust of Allectus to right.
LAETITIA AVG / QC, Galley with six rowers to right.
OSTROGOTHS Municipal Coinage of ROME Ancient 493AD Roman Style Coin NGC i68146
Ostrogoths. Municipal coinage of Rome
Bronze Follis (40 Nummi) 24mm (10.18 grams) Rome mint, struck circa 493-534 A.D.
Reference: BMC Vandals 14; Kraus -; MIB 74a (Theoderic and Athalaric); MEC I, 101; Metlich 76b (Theoderic)
Certification: NGC Ancients VF Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 2077743-005
INVICTA ROMA, Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Roma right.
Eagle standing left, head right, with spread wings, value mark XL to left; officina mark •Γ• in exergue below.
MAGNIA URBICA Carinus Wife Authentic Ancient 283AD Roman Coin VENUS NGC i68147
Magnia Urbica – Roman Empress: 283-285 A.D.
Wife of Carinus
Bronze Antoninianus 22mm (5.13 grams) Ticinum mint
Reference: RIC 347; RCV III 12423 (this coin)
Certification: NGC Ancients Ch AU Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 2077743-001
Pedigree: Ex NFA XXVII (5 Decmber 1991), 177; Ex NFA XX (10 March 1988), 445.
MAGNIA VRBICA AVG, diademed and draped bust of Magnia Urbica right, resting on a crescent.
VENVS VICTRIX / T/SXXI, Venus standing facing, head left, holding crested helmet and transverse scepter; at her feet; shield.
CLEOPATRA VII & MARK ANTONY Authentic Ancient 32BC Greek / Roman Coin NGC i68148
Cleopatra VII with Mark Antony, 36-31 B.C.
Bronze 20mm (5.77 grams) of Chalcis ad Libanum mint
Dated RY 21 (Egyptian) and 6 (Phoenician) of Cleopatra struck 32/31 B.C.
Reference: RPC I 4771; Rouvier 440 (Berytus); SNG Munchen 1006; HGC 9, 1451
Certification: NGC Ancients AU Strike: 4/5 Surface: 2/5 2077743-006
BACIΛICCHC KΛЄOΠATPAC, Diademed and draped bust of Cleopatra right.
ЄTOYC KA TOY KAI S ΘЄAC NЄWTЄPAC, Bare head of Mark Antony right; regnal and phoenician era dates
Queen Cleopatra, famous for being the lover of both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, along with being a very important historical figure. As it is a portrait coin of Cleopatra herself, this coin type is highly sought-after and appreciated by collectors and historians alike.
MITHRADATES II the Great PARTHIA King 120BC Silver Greek Coin NGC MS i68150
Greek Coin of the Parthian Kingdom
Mithradates II – King: 123-88 B.C.
Silver Drachm 19mm (4.22 grams) Ecbatana, struck circa 120/119-109 B.C.
Reference: Sunrise 290; Sellwood 26.1; Shore 77
Certification: NGC Ancients MS Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 1884237-001
Diademed, draped bust of Mithradates II left, decorated torque on neck, earring visible.
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜEΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣ-ΑΚΟΥ EΠIΦANOYΣ, archer in Parthian dress (Arsaces I) enthroned right, holding bow and arrow outward.
POSTUMUS Authentic Ancient 262AD Roman Coin VIRTUS NGC Certified MS i68151
Postumus – Roman Emperor of Gallic Empire: 260-268 A.D.
Billon Silver Antoninianus 24mm (4.51 grams) Trier mint, struck 262 A.D.
Reference: RIC V, Part II, 93 (Lugdunum)
Certification: NGC Ancients MS Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5 4243867-021
IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Postumus right, seen from front.
VIRTVS AVG, Virtus standing facing, helmeted head right, spear in right hand, resting left hand on grounded shield.
JUSTIN I Authentic Ancient GOLD Tremissis BYZANTINE Coin w ANGEL NGC MS i68152
Justin I – Emperor: July 10, 518 A.D. – August 1, 527 A.D.
Gold Tremissis 15mm (1.49 grams) Constantinople mint, struck circa 518-527 A.D.
Reference: Sear 58; DOC 4
Certification: NGC Ancients MS Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5 1883226-018
D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Justin I right.
VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory (angel) advancing right, head left, wreath upward in right hand, globus cruciger in left; star to right, CONOB in exergue.
JUSTIN II Authentic Ancient Byzantine 565AD Genuine GOLD Coin NGC MS i68153
Justin II – Emperor: November 15, 565 A.D. – October 5, 578 A.D.
Gold Solidus 20mm (4.51 grams) Constantinople mint, 6th officina
Reference: Sear 345
Certification: NGC Ancients MS Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5 1885098-033
D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, helmeted, cuirassed bust of Justin II facing, Victory on globe in right hand, shield in left with horseman motif.
VICTORIA AVG G G S, Constantinopolis seated facing, helmeted head right, scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left; mintmark CONOB in exergue.
1902 NICHOLAS II RUSSIAN Czar 5 Roubles Gold Coin of Russia NGC Certif MS i68154
Nicholas II – Russian Emperor: 1894-1917
1902 AP Gold 5 Roubles 18.5mm (4.30 grams) 0.900 gold (0.1234 oz. AGW) St. Petersburg mint
Reference: Y# 62
Certification: NGC MS 66 342014-006
Б.М.НИКОЛАЙ II ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОСС “Translation: By God’s grace Nikolai II Emperor and Autocrat of All Russia”, Head of Nicholas II left.
5 РУБЛЄЙЬ 1902 Г., Royal coat of arms, the crowned imperial double eagle with scepter and orb.
904 NICHOLAS II RUSSIAN Czar 5 Roubles Gold Coin of Russia NGC Certif MS i68155
Nicholas II – Russian Emperor: 1894-1917
1904 AP Gold 5 Roubles 18.5mm (4.30 grams) 0.900 gold (0.1234 oz. AGW) St. Petersburg mint
Reference: Y# 62
Certification: NGC MS 66 260852-054
Б.М.НИКОЛАЙ II ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОСС “Translation: By God’s grace Nikolai II Empe