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Ancient Coins

The Coins and History of Asia

Containing information and scans of over 2100 coins, these pages are to be a resource for students of Near Eastern, Persian, Indian, Central Asian and Chinese history from 600 BC to 1600 AD. Permanent exhibits with emphasis on Sasanian, Hunnic and Central Asian coinages.

Ancient Coins

Calgary Coin & Antique Gallery: Reference Guides

The gallery provides a number of useful reference guides and articles, including: Ancient Coin Grading and Quality, Roman Coins, Chinese Coins, Judaean Coins,and Fakes Forgeries and Counterfeits

Coins of the Parthian Empire

Lots of information about Parthian coins. This splendid website is all about Parthia - its history, geography, art and culture - so other sections will provide valuable background reference for the collector of Parthian coins.

Mildenberg's Dream Collection

A collection of ancient Greek coins to dream about! Since 1949, Leo Mildenenberg always put pictures of beautiful Greek coins in a drawer and has tried over the years to obtain the best photographs of them. The collection displayed on this site is the result of a 50 year love affair with beautiful Greek coins.

The Celator

This site is about the ancient world, and especially about ancient coins. The Celator, the world's premier journal for ancient coin collectors, is no longer published, but this site remains as a valuable resource.