Antinous 111 AD – 130 AD

Antinous was a Bithynia Greek born in Claudiopolis the Roman province of Bithynia (present-day Bolu, Turkey). In 123 AD Hadrian met Antinous and had him taken to Rome for a higher education. Hadrian formed a relationship with Antinous, and by 128 AD he was the...

Coins of The Bible

Coins mention in the bible that was in circulation in the Holy Land during Jesus’ life.   HEROD I (THE GREAT), 37 – 4 BC Æ “Eight Prutot” In 37 B.C. King Herod the Great was placed on the throne of Judaea by the Romans. Herod and his successors issued only...

Featured Coins February 14, 2017

This Weeks Featured Coins:   Carthage, EL Tri-Stater from the 1st punic war.  — Carthage was a great maritime trading city that was founded by Phoenician colonists from Tyre in the 8 century B.C. From the 6th to the 3rd century B.C. the Carthaginians...

New Issues January 2017

Select  picture to purchase or get more information.  American Coins   1793 Liberty Cap Half Cent   1792 Birch Cent with G*W.Pt. Reverse – (George Washington President)   1776 Bronze Continental Dollar with Sterling Silver Key Chain Fugio 1787 Bronze...

Persephone The Queen of the Underworld

Persephone, the Goddess Queen of the Underworld, was the daughter of Zeus and Harvest Goddess Demeter. She was also known as the Goddess of Spring Growth.  According to Greek Mythology Persephone was abducted by Hades the god of the Underworld as she leaned down to...

New Issues In May 2016

Select  picture to purchase or get more information.  Roman Coins   Pertinax AE Sestertius 192 – 193 AD Didius Julianus AE Sestertius Emperor 28 March – 2 June 193 A.D. Caesar Silver and Gold Money Clip Ancient Greek   Macedonia, Acanthus AR Stater...

St. Patrick Halfpenny Coinage 1674-1675

St. Patrick Halfpenny Coinage 1674-1675 (Mark Newby Coinage-1681)   Originally minted for use in Ireland, Mark Newby who immigrated to West New Jersey in 1681 brought with him a large supply of these coins In 1682 the General Assembly of West New Jersey made the...

Beware of the Ides of March

2060 years ago on March 15th 44 BC, two of the most famous Romans in history Julius Caesar and Marcus Junius Brutus will forever be remembered for the event that happened on this day.   Civil War to Save the Roman Republic During the time Caesar was fighting in...

New Coins from CoinReplicas.com, October 2015

Brutus Ides of March Gold Aureus  Brutus commemorates his assassination of Julius Caesar on the notorious Ides of March coin, 44 BC   Carolina, Bechtler One Dollar Gold Coin with reversed “N” First gold dollar minted in America.   1849 Ten Dollar...

Replica Coins Launches New Website

We are happy to announce the our new website is now up and running. Below are some of the enchantments that were solely needed and implemented.   Features of new website Coins are now listed in alphabetical order. New search function on right margin to find...

Coins added to the site in 2013

Dear Customers, Here are some of the coins that I added to CoinReplicas.com this past year. Roman Republic Coins One of the projects I worked on in 2013 was the complete works of Peter Rosa’s Roman Republic denarius coins thirty coins in all.  They are offered in six...

Classifying Ancient Greek Coins through their Art

The high standard of art found among Ancient Greek coinage remains unmatched by any other time in numistmatic history. Coins of Ancient Greece are classified by three primary art periods, archaic art, the period of finest art, and the Hellenistic period. Coin...

Greek Coin Denominations

Dekadrachm: The Largest coin the ancient Greeks made was the dekadrachm. Deka means ten in Greek.  So dekadrachm is ten times the value of a drachm Tetradrachm: The next largest coin was the tetradrachm, tetra meant four. The tetradrachm is four times the drachm...

Post Colonial Period

When America declared its independence in 1776, tokens, patterns, and state copper coins were struck by private enterprises with some sanctioning by individual states. According to Q. David Bowers in his book,  Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins...
Coin Replicas | Colonial coins with rifle by Gene Austin

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