1 edition of Coins of ancient Athens found in the catalog.
|Statement||Corbitt and Hunter|
|Publishers||Corbitt and Hunter|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 115 p. :|
|Number of Pages||96|
|2||Minerva numismatic handbooks -- 2|
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Emergency Issue of 406-404 BC.
Magistrates Damon, Susikrates and Timon. SNG Cop 390 Athens, AE22, Pseudo-autonomous issue, Roman times, ca. Different coin types attract different personalities.
The wealthy cities of Sicily produced some especially fine coins.
AR New Style Tetradrachm 16. But the kings of and had no such scruples: having already awarded themselves with "divine" status, they issued magnificent gold coins adorned with their own portraits, with the symbols of their state on the reverse.
SNG Cop 68 Attica, Athens. Many of them were discovered in coin hoards throughout the Achaemenid Empire such as the and theand also very far to the East, such as the or the infollowing the. 86, 7; SNG Cop 391-392; BMC 676-678; Imhoof Pausanias pl. from Digital Library Numis DLN• Roman nobles, fascinated by Greek culture, collected Greek coins and antiquities during the reign of Augustus Caesar, when the Coins of ancient Athens and science of numismatics began. The metal was melted in the forge; then it was poured into vessel molds and cut into flans empty coinsfrom which billets of the same size and weight were made.
The large silver decadrachm 10-drachm coin from is regarded by many collectors as the finest coin produced in the ancient world, perhaps ever. Svoronos JIAN X, 173 Athens, Attica, AR New Style Tetradrachm.
The silver staters of Olympia were struck every four years to support commerce at the Olympic Games and to serve as souvenirs for visitors.
Agora 282 Athens, Attica, AE22 semi-autonomous.
Thompson 584d-cf Athens AR New Style Tetradrachm.
Thompson 745a var Athens AR New Style Tetradrachm.
55, 16 var exergual letters.