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Greek Coins and Their Values By David R. Sear

Greek Coins and Their Values

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A catalogue of Greek coins aiming to list with values every main type of Hellenic coinage, this volume covers the coins of Spain, Gaul, Italy, Sicily, the Balkan lands, Greece, the Cyclades and Crete; also the Celtic issues of Western and Central Europe.

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Greek Coins and Their Values: v. 1: Europe by David R. Sear

A catalogue of Greek coins which aims to list with values every main type of Hellenic coinage, this volume covers the coins of Spain, Gaul, Italy, Sicily, the Balkan lands, Greece, the Cyclades and Crete; also the Celtic issues of Western and Central Europe. The average collector should be able to locate in this catalogue all the types he is likely to encounter, in one denomination or another, and the historical notes provide valuable background information. Complementing this listing of Greek coins is a selection of contemporary Celtic coins, the designs of which are largely derived from Greek types. There are 3,395 coins listed and 1500 illustrations taken from coins in the British Museum.

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Table of Contents


Part 1: on collecting Greek coins; a brief account of Greek history and the development of coinage; Greek coin types; principal deities; weight standards and denominations; the dating of Greek coins; books of reference; ancient alphabets. Part 2 Spain: early coinage; Romano-Celtiberian coinage; later coinage - Phoenician cities; Latin issues. Part 3 Gaul: Greek coinage; coinage of the Gaulish tribes; coinage of the Roman colonies. Part 4 Britain: early and later uninscribed issues. Part 5 Celtic coins of Central Europe and Asia Minor. Part 6 Italy: archaic period; classical and Hellenistic periods - precious and base metal issues. Part 7 Sicily: archaic period; classical and Hellenistic periods - precious and base metal issues. Part 8 Northern Greece: archaic period; classical and Hellenistic periods. Part 9 Illyria and Central Greece: archaic period; classical and Hellenistic periods. Part 10 Peloponnesos: archaic period; classical and Hellenistic periods. Part 11 The Cyclades: archaic period; classical and Hellenistic periods. Part 12 Crete.

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GOR002009573
Greek Coins and Their Values: v. 1: Europe by David R. Sear
David R. Sear
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Spink & Son Ltd
1978-03-31
322
0900652462
9780900652462
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