Archive for the ‘Numismatics’ Category

  • Coins displayed at museum reveals Aydın’s ancient past of Roman era

    on Aug 20, 13 • in Archaeology, Museum, News, Numismatics, Roman period, Turkey • with Comments Off on Coins displayed at museum reveals Aydın’s ancient past of Roman era

    Aydın Archeology Museum’s unique coin collection displays silver coins bearing the likeness of emperors and empresses from before the Common Era, shedding light on an important period in the province’s ancient history. The coins include the visages of empresses and emperors, revealing old history Providing a treasure trove of artifacts for numismatists, an archaeology museum in Aydın is showing off a large collection of silver coins dating back to between 270 and 40 B.C. The coins include the visages of empresses and emperors, revealing history from more than 2,000 years ago. Aydın Culture and Tourism

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  • HAEMUS and Exhibition – Tauresium: coins from archaeological excavations

    on Nov 25, 12 • in Archaeology, Byzantine, Exhibition, Late antique, Numismatics, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS and Exhibition – Tauresium: coins from archaeological excavations

    Date: 22.11. 2012 Time: 12:00 noon Place: Skopje City Museum Author: Kiro Ristov, MA An important exhibition will open at 12:00 noon on Thursday, 22.11.2012, in the Skopje City Museum dedicated to the production of coins from Tauresium. Author of the exhibition is Kiro Ristov, MA, employed in the said institution, and long-time manager of the archaeological site Taor. In academic circles, this site is also known as ancient Tauresium, which, according to the written records of the historian Procopius, was the birthplace of the great Byzantine Emperor Justinian I. The exhibition is set in

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