Category Archives: Ancient Coins

Alexander the Great Tetradrachm


The Alexander the Great Tetradrachm is one of the most popular and highly collected Ancient Greek Coins! This large Silver Hellenistic coin is masterfully designed and can be found in a variety of conditions and price ranges. San Diego Coin and La Jolla Coin Shop do our best to keep a number of these coins in our inventory.

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La Jolla & San Diego Coin News!


La Jolla & San Diego Coin News! As in our prior post, we want to thank you all for your continued business over the years!! We value your support and hope that we have been of good service to you!  La Jolla Coin Shop and San Diego Coin & Bullion are excited about 2015 and look forward to seeing you soon!

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Happy Holidays and Thank You!!


Happy Holidays and Thank You to all of our wonderful clients and your families from La Jolla Coin Shop and San Diego Coin & Bullion!! We hope your holidays are joy filled and wish you all the very best in the coming year!! We also would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patronage and support this past year!

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Ancient Greek Coins

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The ancient Greeks were, and still are, renowned for their coin design and production.  There exists a vast variety of denominations, sizes, metals, and designs in ancient Greek coins. Greece was made up of numerous city-states, each of which had their own unique attributes and style. The design features of their coins were influenced greatly by geography, region, and patron gods and goddesses. Continue reading Ancient Greek Coins