Greek Silver Coins

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 14 July 2016

Top row (L to R):
Poseidonia (520 BCE) - Silver stater, Poseidon with trident.
Corinth (525-500 BCE) - Silver stater, incuse square of swastika design.
Syracuse (c. 400 BCE) - Silver decadrachm, quadriga with Nike crowning a charioteer.

Bottom row (L to R):
Metapontum (520 BCE) - Silver stater, ear of wheat.
Selinus (c. 530 BCE) - Silver didrachm, celery leaf.
Aegina (4th century BCE) - Silver stater, tortoise

(Alpha Bank Numismatics Museum, 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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