Alexander the Great gold coins set fo...

Alexander the Great gold coins set for display

There are 23 comments on the history-of-macedonia.com story from Feb 20, 2010, titled Alexander the Great gold coins set for display. In it, history-of-macedonia.com reports that:

Gold coins featuring the likeness of Alexander the Great are set to go on display for the first time at Bulgaria's National History Museum in Sofia today (February 18th). The treasure, which was discovered in the village of Rezhantsi in the 1960s, is believed to be around 2,300 years old, the Washington Post reports.

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Archelaos

Athens, Greece

#22 Feb 24, 2010
If you slavmonkeydonians dont get a name for your slavic country soon, the Albanians will be humping you very soon....

Hmmm Slovomonkeydonia sounds good.... we should propose it to Nimitz...
MAKEDONIA ALWAYS GREECE

KastoriĆ”, Greece

#23 Jan 22, 2012
United Macedonians wrote:
All Macedonian coins with any writing at all prior to the Roman conquest and even after the Roman conquest have Greek writing on them. The denominations are Greek (drachma):
Macedonian coins in Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum
http://www.sylloge-nummorum-graecorum.org/
More Greek Coins
http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/i.html
http://www.s110120695.websitehome.co.uk/SNG/s...
Macedonian octobol from the reign of Alexander I -500-450 BC, with the word ALEXANDRO in Greek, Lewis Collection
http://www.s110120695.websitehome.co.uk/SNG/s...
Macedonian Stater from the reign of Archelaos I, patron of Euripides,-425-400 BC with the word ARXELAO in Greek, Manchester University Museum
http://www.s110120695.websitehome.co.uk/SNG/s...
Macedonian Stater from the reign of Archelaos I, patron of Euripides,-425-400 BC with the word ARXELAO in Greek, Fitzwilliam Museum
http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/macedon...
Macedonian Stater c.-394 from the reign of Pausanias with head of Apollo and the word PAYSANIA in Greek. From the William and Louise Fielder Collection.
http://www.s110120695.websitehome.co.uk/SNG/s...
Macedonian didrachm from the reign of Amyntas III with the word AMYNTA in Greek,-400-350 BC. From the Blackburn Museum.
http://www.s110120695.websitehome.co.uk/SNG/s...
Macedonian tetradrachm from the reign of Philip II, head of Zeus with the word FILIPPOY in Greek,-375-350 BC, Newnham Davies Collection.
http://youtu.be/mIRe5tnqRKM
correct!
MIG

Athens, Greece

#24 Jan 23, 2012
Bulgarians know the truth, they know that real Macedonians are Greeks, and so they teach their kids. It's good to exhibit the proofs (ancient coins with Greek letters) to the eyes of everybody!

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