The publication Money. Tangible Symbols in Ancient Greece accompanied the same-titled exhibition hosted at the museum of Cycladic Art in Athens. It contains 253 entries and photos of ancient coins and other objects. The publication demonstrates how coins were a powerful means of symbolism and how they were used to convey messages and ideas.
- Edited by: Nikolaos C. Stampolidis, Dimitra Tsangari, Giorgos Tasoulas
- Publisher: Alpha Bank
- Place: Athens
- Year published: 2017
- Dimensions: 30 x 23 cm
- Cover type: Paperback
- Pages: Greek edition: 396 - English edition: 388
- ISBN: 978-960-93-9445-1
- English ISBN: 978-960-93-9491-8
What the publication includes
The publication Money. Tangible Symbols in Ancient Greece presents a different side of coins, which first appeared in late 7th century BCE.
It includes 85 ancient coins from the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection which converse with 168 other ancient artefacts: vases, figurines, statuettes, reliefs, inscriptions etc.
The catalogue of a major exhibition
The publication accompanied the exhibition “Money. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece” held by the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens in 2018.
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