The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece
  • Author : David Schaps
  • Release Date : 02 September 2015
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 13 : 9780472036400

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Book Description: Reveals how the concept of money did not materialize until the invention of Greek coinage

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