- The Substance of Coinage: The Role of Scientific Analysis in Ancient Numismatics
- Archaic and Classical Greek Coinage
- The Monetary Background of Early Coinage
- Asia Minor to the Ionian Revolt
- The Coinage of the Persian Empire
- The Coinage of Athens, Sixth to First Century B.C.
- Aegina, the Cyclades, and Crete
- The Coinage of Italy
- The Coinage of Sicily
- Greece and the Balkans to 360 B.C.
- The Hellenistic World
- Royal Hellenistic Coinages: From Alexander to Mithradates
- The Hellenistic World: The Cities of Mainland Greece and Asia Minor
- The Coinage of the Ptolemies
- The Seleucids
- Greek Coinages of Palestine
- The Coinage of the Parthians
- The Roman World
- Early Roman Coinage and Its Italian Context
- The Denarius Coinage of the Roman Republic
- The Julio-Claudians
- The Ancient Coinages of the Iberian Peninsula
- Flavian Coinage
- The Coinage of the Roman Provinces through Hadrian
- Trajan and Hadrian
- Antonine Coinage
- The Provinces after Commodus
- Syria in the Roman Period, 64 BC–AD 260
- Roman Coinages of Palestine
- The Severans
- From Gordian III to the Gallic Empire (AD 238–274)
- The Later Third Century
- The Coinage of Roman Egypt
- Tetrarchy and the House of Constantine
- The Coinage of the Later Roman Empire, 364–498
- The Transformation of the West
- Marks of Value (Certain and Possible) on Late Roman Coins <i>with</i> Intrinsic Values (from Aurelian)
- Earliest Christian Symbols on Roman Coinsrichard abdy
Abstract and Keywords
At the beginning of the fifth century, Argos issued some drachms and triobols; Aegae, a coastal city of Achaea, triobols; while Dyme, also in Achaea, began some years afterward. Kleonai struck small fractions depicting the Nemean lion from the 460s. In Arcadia, a number of cities such as Heraea, Kaphyai, Pheneos, Mantineia (bear), Psophis (Kerynian hind), and Thaliadai introduced a coinage in small denominations, mainly triobols, during the first decades of the fifth century BC, with types deriving from the legendary background of Arcadia. During the Pentekontaetia, a coinage in the name of the Arcadians was struck, most probably by the ambitious Tegea. Sicyon became the major Peloponnesian mint, thus providing the money for the “Attic” war. Thereafter, Phlious struck an abundant coinage in silver and bronze (bull/wheel). From the late fifth century, date small fractions of Arcadian cities, as well as of Epidauros and Hermione.
Selene Psoma is a collaborative researcher at the Research Centre for Greek and Roman Antiquity, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens.
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