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Alexander the Great Tetradrachm

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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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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