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Ancient Coins at Sadigh Gallery

Sadigh Gallery's collection of various ancient coins from around the world. The coins range from bronze to gold!

Seleukos VI, Epiphanies Nikator #Tetradrachm, from #Seleucid Kingdom. Epiphanies Nikator, the oldest son of #Antiochos VIII, on the obverse with his diad, the reverse with inscriptions and #Zeus enthroned, Nike and scepter in hand.

Ancient #HolyLand, Silver Shekel of Tyre. Of all the #Biblical references to coins, the “thirty pieces of silver,” also known as Shekel of Tyre, paid to #JudasIscariot for his betrayal of #Christ is perhaps the best known.

Ptolemaic #Egypt. Bronze coin with the profile of #Zeus Ammon on the observe. The reverse with an eagle standing on thunderbolts, surrounded by inscriptions.

Silver tetradrachm of Bar Kochba, in a vermeil pendant setting. The facade of the #temple in #Jerusalem with ark and scrolls on the front, lulav with inscriptions on the reverse. 132 - 133 AD

Roman, 200 AD. Gold coin with a portrait of a ruler on the front. On the reverse, a standing eagle with open wings and inscriptions.

Greek Macedonian Coin. Silver Philip II tetradrachm coin, the obverse with the head of Zeus, the reverse with a King on horseback, and inscriptions.

Ancient Greek. Gold tetradrachm coin with Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, wearing an ornamented helmet, on the back, a standing owl with an olive twig on the upper left. 400 BC

Gold coin of Emperor Michael VII. Born about 1050, the empire was run between his mother, Eudocia, until 1071. Michael’s all to obvious weakness inspired numerous rebellions. Taxes were raised, the coinage debased and though numerous rebellions were put down, Michael’s fall became inevitable. It was Nicephorus Botaneiates who led the rebellion that finally forced Michael to abdicate. On 31st March, 1078 Michael entered a monastery and Botaneiates took over as Nicephorus III. 1071-1078 AD

Ancient Greek silver tetradrachm coin with Athena, the Goddess of wisdom on one side, an owl with inscriptions on the other. 400 BC

Ancient Greece. Silver Mithradates I tetradrachm. Obverse with a bearded portrait, reverse with naked standing Herakles with inscriptions. 171 - 138 BC

Persian silver Umayyad and Abbasid dirhams with inscriptions. 700-900 AD. (1")

Ancient Persian. Silver Elymais tetradrachm coin with a bearded portrait. Size: 1" Date: 200 AD

Ancient Greek. Silver Ptolemy tetradrachm coin from the Egyptian Kingdom . On the reverse, an eagle stands on the beak of a galley, a palm branch in the background, the field with various inscriptions. Greco-Egyptian. Size: 1" Date: 150-50 BC

Silver tetradrachm coin with Athena, the Goddess of wisdom on one side, an owl with inscriptions on the other. Size: 1" Date: 400 BC

Ancient Roman. Bronze coin with a Roman Emperor on one side, a standing nude male on the reverse. Size: 1" Date: 200-450 AD

Gold dinar coin of Yazdgard I. Obverse: Bust wearing a headdress. Reverse: Fire altar with attendants. Size: 1" Date: 399-420 AD

Persian. 22kt gold Islamic dinars with inscriptions, prayers from the Holy Book Koran. Size: 1/2" - 3/4" Date: 700-900 AD

Silver Philip II tetradrachm coin, the obverse with the head of Zeus, the reverse with a King on horseback. Phillip became the master of Greece by a mixture of military skill and diplomacy, he was free to pursue his greatest ambition - the conquest of the Persian Empire. But the assassin's sword, 336 BC, prevented Philip from realizing this dream and the invasion of Asia was undertaken instead by his son Alexander, known to posterity as 'the Great.' Size: 1" Date: 359-336 BC

Silver authentic shipwreck coin from the Spanish treasure ship, the Nuestra Senora de Atocha. Size: 1 ¼" Date: 1622 AD On September 6, 1622 the Spanish Treasure Ship, The Atocha was caught in a hurricane and smashed against coral reefs off Key West. Her treasure of gold, silver and gems lay beneath the waves for 360 years until their recovery by legendary Treasure Hunter Mel Fisher.

Ancient coin of the Holy Land. Silver coin from the First Revolt. Chalice with inscriptions on front, the reverse with a stem with pearled bottom and three fruits. Size: ½" Date: 66 - 70 AD

Available at Sadigh Gallery at discounted price! 4 Islamic 22kt gold dinars with prayers from the Holy Book Koran. 700-900 AD (1")

Available at Sadigh Gallery. Ancient Persian coins. Set of 2 silver Umayyad and 3 Abbasid dirhams with inscriptions. Size: 1" Date: 700-900 AD