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First published in 1886, this volume contains a catalogue of the Greek coins contemporarily help in the British Museum, specifically those originating in Crete and on the Islands of the Aegean. The metal used to make each coin in stated, as well as its size in inches and the weight of the gold and silver in English grains. Tables for converting grains into grams is provided, as well as into the measures of Mionnet's scale. This book will appeal to those with an interest in ancient coins and antiques, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include:…mehr

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First published in 1886, this volume contains a catalogue of the Greek coins contemporarily help in the British Museum, specifically those originating in Crete and on the Islands of the Aegean. The metal used to make each coin in stated, as well as its size in inches and the weight of the gold and silver in English grains. Tables for converting grains into grams is provided, as well as into the measures of Mionnet's scale. This book will appeal to those with an interest in ancient coins and antiques, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Ancient and Modern Sources of Information", "Cretan History", "Coin-issuing Cities", "Chronological arrangement of the Coin", "Period I., circ. B.C. 500-431", "Period II., circ. B.B. 431-300", "Period III., circ. B.C. 300-200", "Period IV., circ. B.C. 200-67", "Period V., circ. B.C. 67-27", "Period VI. The Empire", "The Art of Cretan Coins", "Engravers' Names", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition for the enjoyment of modern readers.