Greek Coins

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 14 July 2016

Top row (L to R):
Cos (300-190 BCE) Silver tetradrachm, crab.
Syracuse (c. 400 BCE) - Silver decadrachm, head of Arethousa with dolphins.
Macedon (306-283 BCE) - Silver tetradrachm, Poseidon with trident.

Bottom row (L to R):
Euboea (c. 485 BCE) - Silver tetradrachm, octopus in incuse square.
Knossos (2nd-1st century BCE) - Silver tetradrachm, labyrinth.
Corinth (386-307 BCE) - Silver stater, Pegasus.

(Alpha Bank Numismatics Collection, Kerkyra, Corfu)



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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