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An ancient Roman gold and heliotripe magical pendant. (Christie's)
An ancient Roman antoninianus minted under the rebel Emperor Postumus, in 281 AD. Postumus is shown in the guise of the hero Hercules, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, draped over his left shoulder and carrying a club over his right. The inscription reading: "Emperor Postumus Augustus"
An Extremely Rare Coin Promoting the Fine Wine of Lesbos
Gold Stater c.560-546 BC Greek, Lydian Excavated at Sardis The Metropolitan Museum
Lion on a Greek coin
Greek. 500BC-424BC. Silver. Minted in Acanthus (Macedon). The obverse of a Silver coin, depicting a Lion attacking a bull with its teeth and claws. A tunny fish swims below them.
Bronze lampstand with tripod foot with lions legs. Above the foot is a circular plate, decorated with petals. The shaft is fluted and terminates in a crater-shaped top with vine decorations above a baluster support which is similarly adorned. Roman, 1st century A.D. Dark green patina. The top, shaft, plate and foot were separately made.
Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo - Greek Period Classical Period | 466–422 B.C. | Obverse: Head of Apollo to right, hair turned up behind, and bound with a laurel wreath which has three overlapping rows of leaves. Five curls on forehead, border of dots. Reverse: Lion's head to right with open mouth, tongue protruding. Around it four barley-corns. Inscription in Greek around.
About 2,700 years old. From western Turkey, this could be the oldest coin found to date. In the British Museum. Made with electrum, an alloy of gold and silver.