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NUMISMATIC COLLECTION
MONEY. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece Dimensions 30x23, 388 pages
Greek, English
Edited by: Nicholas Chr. Stampolidis, Dimitra Tsangari, Yorgos Tassoulas

The publication presents a different side of coins, which first appeared in the late 7th century BC. During antiquity, the coin, apart from being a medium of exchange, also had a symbolic meaning.

The publication comprises texts divided into eight themed sections that are linked to Money: Transactions, Trade, Art, History, Circulation of Ideas, Propaganda, Society and Banks, as well as information together with rich photographic material concerning 253 objects (coins, vases, terracotta figurines, statuettes, reliefs, inscriptions, etc.).