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Stater  Macedonia, Alexander the Great. 336-323 BC  Gold, Ø 1.8 mm

Stater Macedonia, Alexander the Great. BCE Gold Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece (Hellas). The strike is stupendous and well centered. I want this coin!

415-455. Gold Coin of Gupta King Kumaragupta as an Archer. On the obverse is a horse, created to commemorate the Gupta horse-sacrifice or asvamedha. During this ritual a stallion was released to roam for a year before being sacrificed by the king. King Kumaragupta I is said to have completed this ritual twice in his lifetime.  India.

*INDIA ~ Gold Coin Showing King Kumaragupta as an Archer Period: Gupta period Date: Culture: India Medium: Gold

Tetradrachm from Amphipolis, Macedonia, 3rd century BC, showing Alexander the Great.

Tetradrachm from Amphipolis, Macedonia northern Greece, century BCE, showing Alexander the Great.

Byzantine gold coin

Byzantine Gold Coins - The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used since the century to describe the Greek-speaking Roman Empire of the Middle Ages, centered around its capital of Constantinople.

Tetradrachm with the head of Alexander the Great, 316-310 B.C.

Sliver Tetradrachm with head of Alexander the Great BCE). In this coin, Alexander wears an elephant-skin headdress, alluding to his conquest of the East. The Macedonian king ruled Babylon from 331 BCE until his death in that same city in 323 BCE.

Stater: Athena (obverse), 336-323 BC Greece, Macedonia, reign of Alexander the Great (336-323 BC)  gold

Stater: Athena (obverse), BC Greece, Macedonia, reign of Alexander the Great BC) gold

gold medallion of Alexander the Great: Greek, Macedonia, 218-246 CE Nike hands helmet to Alexander; the shield she holds shows a Greek warrior defeating an Amazon, similar to a figure on Pheidias' statue of Athena Parthenos. The inscription, in Greek, reads "Alexander, the King." Berlin, Pergamon Museum. Credits: Barbara McManus, 2005 Keywords: coin, Hellenistic empire

gold medallion of Alexander the Great: Greek, Macedonia, CE Nike hands…

hoisting and setting with precision cuts?  how was this possible in ancient times?  question everything/G.c.FIEND

World Mysteries - Mystic Places: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco, Coricancha, Muyuqmarka


Coin, France, Louis XV, Double sol en billon, 1738, Orléans, AU(55-58)


Testoon of Henry VIII. The forerunner of the shilling, the testoon, was produced in extremely small quantities, probably around 1489, and the fact that there are only three known dies for this issue shows that the coins were not made for general circulation. They were probably trial pieces or patterns. The testoon was struck in quantity during the last part of the reign of Henry VIII, with The Tower, Southwark, and Bristol mints producing testoons in 1544–1551.

Testoon of Henry VIII (third coinage) Date: Culture: British, London Medium: Silver Dimensions: Diameter: 1 in.