Even if this is a gold dinar beautifully preserved, it is not very expensive. Al-Andalus coinage is full of beautiful and cheap gold coins.
Caligula is always ranked among the worst and cruelest of all Roman emperors. For this, he issued coins representing himself and his father, Germanicus.
Visigothic coinage was mainly based on gold. Its principle denomination was the tremissis, which corresponds to a third of a solidus.
Carl Wilhem Becker is the most famous ancient coin forger. He produced more than 300 different reproductions of classical coins, known as Becker restrikes.
The Royal Mint hammers especial sets of coins known as “Maundy Money” since 1760. These sets were originally offered as gifts to the poor on Maundy Thursday
This beautiful drachm of Klazomenai represents Apollo, the principal God of the city, and a swan, one of his sacred animals.