From Coins to History Selected Numismatic Studies by Harold B. Mattingly

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Published by University of Michigan Press .

Written in English

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  • Coins, banknotes, medals, seals, numismatics,
  • Social Science,
  • General,
  • Artifact Typology,
  • Numismatics,
  • History - General History,
  • Numismatics, Roman,
  • Sociology,
  • Numismatics, Greek,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Coins, Currency & Medals,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Coins, Greek,
  • Coins, Roman

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7634122M
ISBN 100472113313
ISBN 109780472113316

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