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Plated Cyzicene hektē from the Collection of the Numismatics Department of the State Historical Museum 1

Plated Cyzicene hektē from the Collection of the Numismatics Department of the State Historical... Abstract In this article a plated hektē from Cyzicus is published, preserved in the collection of the Numismatics Department of the State Historical Museum. Results of metallographic analysis have shown that the plated hektē from Cyzicus has a silver core. In connection with this the question is examined as to how the plated coins were manufactured and how they circulated in the 6 th -4 th centuries BC. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia Brill

Plated Cyzicene hektē from the Collection of the Numismatics Department of the State Historical Museum 1

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Publisher
Brill
Copyright
© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
Subject
Archaeology and History of the Black Sea Region
ISSN
0929-077X
eISSN
1570-0577
DOI
10.1163/15700577-12341244
Publisher site
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Abstract

Abstract In this article a plated hektē from Cyzicus is published, preserved in the collection of the Numismatics Department of the State Historical Museum. Results of metallographic analysis have shown that the plated hektē from Cyzicus has a silver core. In connection with this the question is examined as to how the plated coins were manufactured and how they circulated in the 6 th -4 th centuries BC.

Journal

Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to SiberiaBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2013

Keywords: Cyzicenes; Electrum coins; Money circulation; False coins; Plated coins; Plating

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