Traditional US Coins are Based on Ancient Designs

Reverse of 1922 Peace Dollar in Comparison to a Ptolemaic Tetradrachm over 2000 years old.


Both coins were recently acquired by J. Austin & Company. The 1922 Peace dollar in Mint State is worth about $25 and the Silver Tetradrachm struck under Ptolemy VI 185-152 B.C. in Almost Uncirculated condition is worth about $750. Both coins were used for the same purpose of having a precious metal as currency.

Mark Hutto March 30th 2015