Coins of ancient Athens by Colin Mackennal Kraay

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Published by Corbitt and Hunter in Newcastle upon Tyne .

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Statementby C.M. Kraay.
SeriesMinerva numismatic handbooks -- 2
The Physical Object
Number of Pages39
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Pages: Chapters: Greek drachma, Charon's obol, Ancient Greek coinage, Danake, Coinage of the Social War, Talent, Obolus, Seleucid coinage, Stater, Attic talent, Tetradrachm, Thraco-Macedonian, Mina, Greek lepton, Cistophorus, Bergaios, Coinage of Side, Sylloge.

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