Saturday, December 20, 2014

Ancient Gold Coins for Sale

An English Medieval gold pound coin of Queen Elizabeth I, struck 1594 - 1596.
The obverse depicting the crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth I, towards the end of her reign.

The legend reading: ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA "Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland" $14,500.00

The reverse with crowned and square topped shield of arms, ER at sides. The legend reading: SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EAM "May the Shield of Faith Protect Her"
An English Medieval gold sovereign struck under King Henry VIII.

The first Sovereign of Henry VIII's reign, the obverse depicting the King, enthroned holding orb and sceptre, portcullis at feet, his cloak falling over his feet in foldswith ornate pillars either side. $14,500

The reverse depicting square topped and quartered shield on Tudor rose within double treasure and double saltire stops.
Ancient Greek gold stater. Struck in the name of Alexander the Great's father, King Philip II. From the Teos mint, circa 323 - 315 BC. The obverse depicts the god Apollo. The reverse shows Philip II in a biga (two horse chariot) racing. $5,250.00
Roman solid gold aureus. Minted under Emperor Titus, (Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus) while still Caesar under his father, Vespasian. Struck in 75 A.D. at the Rome mint.

An ancient Byzantine gold solidus of Emperor Basiliscus, (Flavius Basiliscus Augustus.) Struck January 475 - August 476 A.D. at the Constantinople mint. The legend reading: "Our Lord Basiliscus, Father of the People, Augustus" $5,995.00

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