Collection: Historic

Step back in time and uncover the mysteries of antiquity at Edinburgh's esteemed collection of ancient coins. Nestled within our historic halls, our collection offers a captivating glimpse into the distant past, where empires rose and fell, and civilizations flourished across the ancient world.

Marvel at the majesty of ancient Rome with our exquisite selection of Roman coins, spanning the centuries from the Republic to the Empire. Admire the iconic denarii bearing the likenesses of Caesar and Augustus, or ponder the symbolism of imperial aurei depicting gods and goddesses of antiquity.

Explore the realms of ancient Greece with our diverse array of Greek coins, each a testament to the artistic and cultural achievements of Hellenic civilization. From the iconic tetradrachms of Athens to the intricate stater coins of Alexander the Great, our collection showcases the rich diversity of ancient Greek coinage.

Delve into the realms of the Near East and Egypt with our collection of ancient coins from Mesopotamia, Persia, and beyond. Witness the enduring legacy of pharaohs and monarchs immortalized on Egyptian drachms, or marvel at the intricate designs of Persian darics, symbols of imperial power and authority.

Whether you're a seasoned collector, a history enthusiast, or simply curious about the ancient world, Edinburgh's ancient coins collection offers a journey through time like no other. Join us and immerse yourself in the wonders of antiquity, where every coin is a priceless relic of a bygone era waiting to be discovered.