The history of Greek Coins

In ancient times, Greece was a trading hub for many countries.  Its convenient ports made the islands of Greece easily accessible by ship. However, trading had its challenges, as differing countries used their own unique currency.  As a solution, the Greeks standardized their monetary system based on the value of an ox, which was universally understood and agreed upon.  There exists a variety of unique coins from ancient Greece, because rulers in different parts of the country created their own coins, resulting in multiple “Greek” systems. offers collectors, historians and appreciators of fine art a wide selection of beautifully detailed reproductions of rare and ancient Greek Coins from among the most valued denominations.

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