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Lot 4

Collection of Ancient Coins

Estimate: $400 - $600

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Collection of 9 coins from Ancient Greece, Carthage, Numidia, Roman Egypt, and Byzantium. Ca. 3rd century B.C. to 12th cent. A.D. Includes an Ancient Greek silver drachm of Lysimachus of Macedon, with Alexander the Great as Zeus Ammon on the obverse. A bronze Siculo-Punic coin with Tanit - Persephone on the obverse, and a horse head on the reverse. A Numidian coin of the reign of Micipsa. A Pontic coin from Amisos (Samsun). Four tetradrachms from Roman Alexandria: Nero, Aurelian, Diocletian, Maximian. One Byzantine scyphate coin. Condition: mixed, some legends are partially legible. Expected wear from 2000 years. Keywords: ancient, Rome, Greece, Carthaginian, Hellenistic