This is an exquisite collection of 20 silver and bronze coins, one from each century of the first 2,000 years of the Common Era, representing the diverse cultures and ancient civilizations from around the world. The history of coins can be traced back to its beginning in the 7th century B.C. when the first coins were made in Lydia and Ionia, now western Turkey, from a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver. These may have just been lumps of stamped metal, but they changed the way civilizations interacted. These coins were critical in the advancement of civilization through trade.
These come packaged in a stunning box with a Certificate of Authenticity and an engraved coin list. Add this complete collection of historical relics to your collection today!
The coin types and grade may vary somewhat from image but will likely contain:
1st Indo- Scythian Azes II Bronze Drachm
2nd India Western Satraps Silver Dramma 3rd Elymais Bronze
4th Roman Constantine I Bronze Commem.
5th Kidarites Red Huns Bronze
6th Maitrakas of Valabhi Silver
Dramma 7th Byzantine Bronze 40 Nummi
8th China T'ang Bronze Cash
9th Indo-Sassanian Silver Gadhiya
Paisa 10th India Chola Bronze Massa
11th Ghaznavid Silver Dirham
Fraction 12th Ceylon Kandy Kings
Bronze Massa 13th Qarlughids
14th India Sultans of Delhi Billon
15th China Ming Bronze Cash
16th Hungary Silver Denar
17th Safavid Silver Abbasi Fraction
18th Dutch East India Co. Copper Duit
19th Cambodia Bronze 1/2 Fuang
20th Russia Czar Colonial Silver 50 Pennia