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silver coins of Samos. by John Penrose Barron

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Published by Athlone P. in London .
Written in English



  • Samos Island (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Samos Island.


  • Numismatics, Greek -- Greece -- Samos Island.,
  • Coins, Greek -- Greece -- Samos Island.,
  • Samos Island (Greece) -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsCJ439 .B3 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5976178M
LC Control Number66002349

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barron, John Penrose. Silver coins of Samos. London, Athlone P., (OCoLC) Online version: Barron, John Penrose. The silver coins of Samos. London: University of London, Athlone Press. MLA Citation. Barron, John. The silver coins of Samos University of London, Athlone Press London Australian/Harvard Citation. Barron, John. , The silver coins of Samos University . Samos had a large, interesting numismatic output. Following the example of many Ionian cities, it struck coins of electrum, a natural alloy of gold and silver, from the 6th c. BC. A notable example of this coinage is the unstruck electrum stater ( BC) found in the excavation of the German Archaeological School on the island in Samos (/ ˈ s eɪ m ɒ s /, also US: / ˈ s æ m oʊ s, ˈ s ɑː m ɔː s /; Greek: Σάμος) is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea, south of Chios, north of Patmos and the Dodecanese, and off the coast of Asia Minor, from which it is separated by the kilometre ( mi)-wide Mycale is also a separate regional unit of the North Aegean region, and the only municipality of Capital: Samos.

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