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.
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.
#AncientGreek Gold Stater of #AlexanderTheGreat. On the obverse, the head of the Goddess, #Athena, with facial features modeled after those of Alexander. On the reverse, a beautiful #Nike holding a scepter and a victory wreath.