Greek coins a history of metallic currency and coinage down to the fall of the Hellenistic kingdoms. by Charles Seltman

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Published by Methuen .

Written in English

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Previous ed.1933.

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SeriesHandbooks of archaeology
The Physical Object
Number of Pages311
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Open LibraryOL19099288M

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Catalogue of Greek coins by British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals.; 15 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Antiquities, British.

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