Griffin, Silver Abdera Coin

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 19 December 2015

A silver coin from Abdera, Greece depicting a griffin. This creature from Greek mythology was a mix of a lion and eagle. (Numismatics Museum, Athens)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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