Ancient & Medieval Gold Coins
Ancient & Medieval Gold Coins - Gold coins have been made since King Croesus of Lydia had them struck between 560 and 546 B.C. They have been made bearing the likenesses of Alexander the Great and his successors, Roman Emperors and Byzantine Emperors from the late 5th century A.D. until the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1453.
Ancient Gold coins make a very desirable collection owing to their history, beauty and the intrinsic value of the Gold itself. They also provide a tangible link to mankind's historic past. By definition, the newest of these coins are at least 550 years old, and the countries and empires that issued them show that these historic Gold coins gave the people that used them confidence in their value because of the Precious Metal they contained. APMEX makes it easy to buy Gold by offering competitive prices on all Ancient & Medieval Gold coins.
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Mint State Gold from the Eastern Roman Empire! Gold Solidus of Emperor Theodosius II 402 - 450 AD ( 4.4g) Obverse: Helmeted head bust right holding spear and shield. Reverse: Constantinopolis enthroned. CONOB in ex. This coin has .... Read More
This Gold Stater (8.43 gm) is an early posthumous issue struck to honor Alexander III, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia from 336-323 BC. The obverse shows the helmet.... Read More
This Gold Stater (8.56 gm) is a Lifetime/early posthumous issue struck to honor Alexander III, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia from 336-323 BC. The obverse shows th.... Read More
These coins were struck by the Kingdom of Pontus (most of which is located in what is now Turkey and the surrounding Black Sea area). Struck sometime during the reign of Mithradates VI (120-63 BC), this Go.... Read More
This Gold coin was struck during the reign of the emperor Nero (A.D. 54 to 68). The Aureus was the standard gold coin of ancient Rome, and was equal to 25 silver denarii. These coins were issued regul.... Read More
This Gold Aureus was struck during the reign of the Emperor Vespasian (A.D. 69 - 79). The coin's approximate specifications are 17mm, 7.2g. The obverse shows a laureate bust of the emperor facing.... Read More
This gold Solidus was struck during the reign of Emperor Theodosius II (402 - 450 AD). Approximate specifications for this coin are: (20mm X 4.4g). Obverse: Helmeted head bust facing.... Read More