Coinage began to be adopted in Greece in the mid-6th century BC 2

Coinage began to be adopted in Greece in the mid-6th century BC 2

Coinage began to be adopted in Greece in the mid-6th century BC, beginning with Aegina, which minted distinctive “turtle coins” (above), before moving to other cities including Athens (below), whose coins were exported throughout the Greek world.

Coinage began to be adopted in Greece in the mid-6th century BC, beginning with Aegina, which minted distinctive “turtle coins” (above), before moving to other cities including Athens (below), whose coins were exported throughout the Greek world.

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