Syracuse silver Decadrachm circa 400 BC.

Glenn S. writes: Hello Coin Doc, Attached are pictures of an old coin… I would like to know how much it’s worth. Thank you, Glenn Your image shows a Syracuse, silver Decadrachm by Euainetos, circa 400 BC. Head of Arethusa facing left, hair wreathed with barley, wearing triple-drop earring (not visible on your coin) and […]
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Just Maximus is not enough

Lynwood J. writes: I need info on a Roman bronze coin. The emperor depicted on the face is Maximus II. It dates from approx. 305-314 A.D. I am interested in the value range of this item. Thank you. You’ll have to be more specific on the actual denomination and the description. You are probably referring […]
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Sestertius of Nero (54 AD – 68)

J.R. writes: I have what appears to be a bronze or copper Roman coin. The inscription on the head side seems to say “Octavo Caesar^vccerpmtrpin” and then the writing is not decipherable. These words or letters circle the head, which is a profile. The person depicted may have on a helmet or it may just […]
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Greek Athenian tetradrachm

Denise N. writes: I have a coin that I haven’t been able to I.D. FRONT SIDE: Is a roman or greek or earlier time. BACK SIDE: Is an owl with the letters “AOE” written downward and sideway’s. The coin is oval shape and the metal look’s like pewter but has a copper underlay.The face is […]
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