The publication Hellenic Coinage. The Alpha Bank Collection was issued on account of the first major exhibition of the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection at Benaki Museum in 2007. It contains 206 selected coins from the entire ancient world, including some of the most beautiful coins in the Collection.
The publication is also available in hardcover.
- Language: Greek
- Edited by: Dimitra Tsangari
- Publisher: Alpha Bank
- Place: Athens
- Year published: 2007
- Dimensions: 32 x 24 cm
- Cover type: Paperback
- Pages: 311
- ISBN: 978-960-88823-7-9
What the publication includes
The publication Hellenic Coinage. The Alpha Bank Collection is the first publication of the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection.
It covers the history of currency in ancient times, since the time currency was invented. Embark on a journey through time and space with 206 coins from the entire ancient world. Coin selection was based on ancient geographical distribution.
The first exhibition of a great collection
The publication accompanied the major exhibition “Hellenic Coinage. The Alpha Bank Collection” held at Benaki Museum in 2007. It was the first time Alpha Bank opened its Numismatic Collection to the general public.
The exhibition presented the history of the basic means of transactions. It covered the entire antiquity, the pre-coin period and the time currency was invented.
The various thematic sections showcased how coins spread across the ancient world.