Ancient & Medieval (Gold Coins) 450 BC - 1500 AD
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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Thracian or Scythian gold stater of Coson, (20mm - 8.47g) Obverse: Three togate figures advancing, the first and third each carrying an ax over their shouldiers. Reverse: Eagle standing on scepter, holding wrea.... Read More
Thracian or Scythian gold stater of Coson, approximate specs. (17-18mm - 8.4-8.5g) Obverse: Three togate figures advancing, the first and third each carrying an ax over their shouldier.... Read More