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Why purchase this 12-coin collection of bronze coinage struck by the civilizations of ancient Greece?
The Ionian Greeks began producing coinage around 600 BC. The dominance and spread of Greek culture, language, science and coin design can be attributed to this early establishment of a coin based monetary system. Centuries later, design of ancient Greek coinage served as an inspiration to President Theodore Roosevelt for the re-designing of United States coinage in the early 20th century.
Symbolic Ancient Greek Imagery
This exciting collection of Greek bronze coinage spans a period of approximately seven centuries, ranging from a coin of Thrace, struck 5th-4th century BC, to a Drachm of Elymais, struck 1st-3rd century AD; each coin bearing a regionally symbolic image. The set includes a coin struck for the King of Macedon from 336-323 BC, Alexander the Great, who is considered one of history's most successful military commanders for creating one of the largest empires of the ancient world by the age of thirty.
Remarkable 12 Coin Set in a Gorgeous Wood Case
This magnificent collection includes twelve individually encapsulated ancient Greek bronze coins, presented in a cherry hardwood display case custom designed especially for this incredible collection. Each coin included in the set is guaranteed genuine and includes and a Certificate of Authenticity issued by the American Numismatic Association, along with a narrative summarizing the origins and continued influence of the coinage struck by the ancient Greeks.
Make this beautifully boxed assemblage of twelve ancient Greek bronze coins the treasured centerpiece of your collection!
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