Navigation
Cart$0.00

Istros leaf shaped money; AE 42; 6th to 5 th century BC

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Cast bronze coin in the shape of a leaf or arrow head, but could not be an arrow head since it is not sharpened and does not have any place to attach a shaft.

Metal: Bronze 5.8 grams, 42 mm 

Condition: Fine

Purchase code: 244

History of Istros

A Milisian colony in the wilds of Northern Greece (Thace). Produced large  quatities of silver coinage frrom local silver mines.

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Syria Antiochus VII (Euergetes/Sidetes) Tetradrachm 138 – 129 BC 

Obv: Head right Rev: Athena standing left holding nike, spear, and shield Basileos Antiochus Euergetes with monogram D E (in Greek) Metal: Silver 17.1 grams, 31 mm diameter Condition: EF Purchase code: 238 History of...

Persian, Siglos, Achaemenid Kings, 455 – 330 BC

Obv: Archer running right with knife Rev: Punch mark Metal: Silver 5.9 grams, 17 mm diameter Condition: Fine, normal condition for these coins Purchase code: This coin has been SOLD.  Looking for similar coins, please...

Athens; Tetradrachm; after 393 BC

Obv: Head of Athens Rev: Owl. Although the artistic quality of the coin improved from previous issues, notice the realistic eye in profile, the quality of the coin deteriorated significantly Metal: Silver 17.19 grams, 21...

Ptolemy I of Egypt;Tetradrachm; 323 – 288 BC

Obv: Head of Alexander the Great right in elephant scalp Rev: Athena Alkidemos standing right eagle before Metal: Silver 15.58 grams, 28 mm diameter Condition: good VF Purchase code: 234 History Egypt Ptolemy I as...

Alexander III “the Great”, Drachm, 336 – 323 BC, Militos mint

Obv: Herakles wearing lion head headdress. Rev: Zeus seated Metal: Silver 4.2 grams, 19 mm diameter. Condition: abt VF Purchase code: 228 History of Macedonia Alexander left no chosen heir, so after his death there was...

Ptolemy I of Egypt;Tetradrachm; 305 – 283 BC

Obv: Head of Ptolemy I right Rev: Eagle standing facing left Metal: Silver 14.7 grams, 27 mm diameter Condition: EF Purchase code: 236 History of Ptolemy I After the death of Alexander the Great in 323...

Roman Empire; Antoninus Pius; Denarius; 138 – 161 AD

Obv: Laurated head right “ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRPXXIII” Rev: Fortuna standing right holding rudder on globe and cornucopia “FORTVNA COS III” Metal: Silver Condition: EF/VF Purchase code: 246 History of Antoninus Pius Antoninus Pius...

Byblos, Dishekel, 350 – 333 BC

Obv: Galley left with three Hoplites, Hippocamp below Rev: Lion attacking bull with kings name (Elpaal) in Phoenician, the first Phonecian king to put his name on a coin Metal: Silver 13.18 grams, 26 mm...

Roman Republic Mark Antony Denarius 48 – 30 BC

Obv: Head right “M ANT IMP AUG III VIR RPCM Barat Q P” around head Rev: Octavian (Augustus) head right “CAESAR IMP PONT III RPC” around head Metal: Silver 3.9 grams, 18 mm diameter Condition:...

Thasos (Island off Thace); Tetradrachm; after 146 BC 

Obv: Wreathed head of Dionysos right Rev: Herakles standing left Metal: Silver 16.04 grams, 37 mm diameter Condition: abt VF Purchase code: This coin has been SOLD.  Looking for similar coins, please contact us. History...
Back to top