Ancient Gold & Silver Coins - These Ancient Gold and Silver Coins can date as far back as 2,500 years and represent the culture of the Greeks, the vast empire of the Romans, and other civilizations. This category proves the saying "Coins are pieces of history" with all of these designs used at some point in ancient commerce or kept in treasure holds.
Gold and Silver 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 and Silver coins make a very desirable collection owing to their history, beauty and the intrinsic value of the Gold and Silver itself. The countries and empires that issued them show that these historic 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 and Silver by offering competitive prices on all Ancient Gold and Silver coins.
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