Ancient Greek Coins

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 14 July 2016

Top row (L to R):
Thera (c. 500 BCE) - Silver stater, two dolphins.
Delos (6th century BCE) - Silver drachm, lyre.
Siphnos (540-500 BCE) - Silver stater, eagle.

(Alpha Bank Numismatics Museum, Kerkyra, Corfu)

Bottom row (L to R):
Gela (5th century BCE) - Man-headed bull.
Kos (5th century BCE) - Silver tridrachm, discus thrower and tripod
Abdera (unknown date) - silver, griffin

(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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