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Money and Its Uses in the Ancient Greek World

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • Economic history,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Ancient Greece - History,
  • Numismatics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Money & Monetary Policy,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Coinage,
  • Congresses,
  • Greece,
  • History,
  • Money,
  • Numismatics, Greek

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKirsty Shipton (Editor), Andrew Meadows (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9486048M
    ISBN 100199240124
    ISBN 109780199240128

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