Greek Coins - Carradice, Ian

Of the many traditions inherited from the ancient Greeks, one of the most successful has been the use of coined metal as money. Coins first appeared in the region of Lydia (western Turkey) in the late seventh century B.C. and gradually spread throughout the Greek world. Coin designs show the badges of city-states, the portraits of rulers, Greek ...

Greek Coins 1995, British Museum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780714122106