Ancient Coins of the Graeco-Roman World: The Nickle by Waldemar Heckel,Richard Sullivan

By Waldemar Heckel,Richard Sullivan

throughout the a while, cash were greater than a typical ordinary or a way of trade among peoples for items and providers. the improvement of coinage gave males freedom to maneuver past their groups, served as a propaganda software for advancing armies and visually confirmed humans the resource of politics which ruled their lives. this day, those comparable bits of steel, those historical video disks, transmit via time info that will rather be misplaced to us.

This quantity contains a variety of papers given at a convention held on the Nickle Museum of The college of Calgary, Alberta, by way of maybe the main special amassing of numismatists ever to collect in North the US. issues contain particular cash of the Graeco–Roman international in addition to discussions on coinage and propaganda, artwork, structure, and archaeology.

Archaeologists, historians, coin creditors, scholars of the Classics, actually, somebody who's attracted to artwork and lifestyles because it existed in precedent days might be captivated by means of this assortment.

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