Tetradrachm - as a wonderfull example of ancient Greek
plastics and microsculpture
EPIRUS PYRROS VERY RARE
MACEDONIA Filipp 5
THEBES VERY RARE
AITOLIAN CONFEDERACY RARE
ATTIKA ATHENS RARE
BACTRIA from DIODOTUS VERY
to DEMETRIUS RARE
and AGATHOCLES RARE
PARTHIA ANDRAGORAS SCARCE
and so on
’’Replicas - copies’’ ancient coins made by microsculptor - intaglier IVAVOV V. an admirer of ancient Greek art. The coins of those days are real models of the highest artistic level of Greek toreutic work. This kind of souvenirs is produced according to an ancient technology:
1) hand ingraving of metal, die -metallic intaglio - with a cutter.
2) Melting of individual coin piece taking into consideration weight and metal for every produced item.
3) The following souvenirs can be produced by minting with hammer:
1) Coin ’’Replicas’’
5) Seal Rings
7) And all kind of decorations
Our offer is addressed to:
Souvenir shops in archeological places and museums.
Private persons who are interested in toreutic art in general, and particularly in intaglio and microsculpture.
1) Antonius Fleet Extremely RARE
and Octavia coinage Extremely RARE
2) Augustus, Octavian Nervamint RARE
3) Gaius, Caligula RARE
4) Claudius RARE
5) Nero RARE
6) Galba Extremely RARE
7) Vitellius Extremely RARE
8) Vespasian Extremely RARE
9) Titus Scarce
10) Domitian Of the highest Rarity
11) Nerva RARE
12) Trajan Very RARE
13) Hadrian Expedition mint Very RARE
14) Aelius, Caesar Scarce
15) Antoninus Pius Scarce
16) Marcus Aurelius Scarce
17) Didius Julianus Very RARE
18) Clodius Albinus Very RARE
19) Balbinus Scarce
20) and so on
The microsculptor is admired with the profound realism embodied by Roman emperors. It was very difficult to save similarity with the ancient portrait, while cutting the metallic intaglio. As for coin reverses, the engraver chose the most rarely met scenes.
An absence of tiberius sestertii the sculptor filled up whith making steel intaglios - dies for spintriae that were minted in abundance in the time of Tiberius.
HEAVY GREEK AE. COINS
Centuripae AE. DRACHM - Very RARE
Thurium Pentobol - Very RARE
Ancertain mint Heavy bronze - EX. RARE
Kingdom of Pontus
(Mithradates 4) Heavy bronze Very RARE
Rhodes Heavy bronze RARE
Clazomene obol Very RARE
Panticapeum obol RARE
(Agathocles) Heavy bronze Very RARE
and so on
The highest artistic level of large Greek AE coins may choke the lover of ancient microsculpture and intaglios. They are a real
model for imitation. The highest relief is a brilliant example of real fine arts.