An Introductory Guide to Ancient Greek and Roman Coins. Volume 1: Greek Civic Coins and Tribal Issues (Paperback)
Ancient coins have long fascinated generations of collectors by virtue of their beauty, the stories they tell, and for the unique insight they give into the history of the time in which they were made. They can be held, felt and examined without the need for visiting a museum - they are, quite literally, living history. This guide gives a general background to the fascinating world of ancient Greek coins, looking back more than 26 centuries to the lands of the eastern Mediterranean, at how coins were designed and produced, and at how they can reveal so much to us today of the time in which they were produced.