Ocean, Sea-Life & Gods on Ancient Greek and Roman Coins

By Ilya Zlobin, Ancient Greek and Roman Coin Expert and Dealer

The ancients were a well-traveled people. They built ships for travel and trade and connected vast parts of the world together. They worshiped gods that were connected to the ocean, placed them on their coins and anything else that they found particularly fascinating was placed on their coins. Just as modern-man fishes, enjoys going to the beach, looking at dolphins and traveling by sea, we are a just continuing a long tradition that stretch the millennia. So here is a list of topics to explore. Enjoy!