A spring of silver, a treasury in the earth: coinage and wealth in archaic Athens [ 2012 - 2014 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Dr Kenneth Alan Sheedy; A/Prof Damian Bruce Gore

Brief description The purpose of the project is to study the impact of locally mined silver on the public treasury of the Athenians, and thus on the developing political economy of this important city-state during the years c.550-480 BC, by examining its employment for the minting of coins.

Funding Amount $150,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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