Catalogue of Greek Coins: Corinth, Colonies of Corinth, Etc

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order of the Trustees [of the British Museum], 1889 - Coins, Greek - 174 pages
 

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Page vi - The weight of all examples in gold and silver is stated in English grains. Tables for converting grains into grammes and inches into millimetres, as well as into the measures of Mionnet's scale, are given at the end of the volume (pp.
Page 170 - Grammes. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40...
Page 171 - TABLE OF THE RELATIVE WEIGHTS OF ENGLISH GRAINS AND FRENCH GRAMMES. Grains. Grammes. Grains. Grammes. Grains. Grammes. Grains . Grammes. 161...
Page v - PREFACE. THIS volume of the Catalogue of Greek Coins in the British Museum...
Page vi - The metal of each coin is stated, and its size, in inches and tenths. The weight is given in English grains, of all gold and silver coins, and of all copper coins of known denominations. Tables for converting grains into French grammes, and inches into millimetres, as well as into the measures of Mionnet's scale, are placed at the end of the volume.
Page 21 - Head of Aphrodite ? 1., wearing ear-ring and necklace ; hair bound with crossed cord, and with a loose tress at the back of the head.
Page 171 - ... 490 500 510 520 530 540 550 560 570 580 590 600 700 800 900 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 18-79 19-44 20-08 20-73 21-38 22-02 22-67 23-32 23-97 24-62 25-27 25-92 26-56 27-20 27-85 28-50 29-15 29-80 30-45 31-10 31-75 32-40 33-04 33-68 34-34 34-98 35-64 36-28 36-93 37-58 38-23 38-88 45-36 51-84 58-32 64-80 129-60 194-40 259-20 324-00 TABLE CONVERTING ENGLISH INCHES INTO MILLIMETRES AND THE MEASURES OF MIONNET'S SCALE.
Page lxvii - Metropolis. Acarnania, Corinth: "The counter mark M on the specimen described in this catalogue occurs also on certain coins of Anactorium and Thyrrheium. and probably stands for Ambracia, which city when she ceased to strike money in her own name. circ. BC 295. may have countermarked the issues of her Acarnanian neighbours." P. 67, Intro., Head, Barclay V.. -Catalogue of Greek Coins, Corinth.
Page xlvi - ... towns ; but others are in character so local that we can scarcely doubt that they belonged to the early city, whatever theory we may form as to the manner of their survival. The Roman colonists, entering on a wealth of Greek art and legend, adopted both with enthusiasm, and were very proud of both. There is no other Greek city whereof the coins give us so extensive information on the subject of temples and statues, legends and cults.
Page 58 - Bellerophon on Pegasos prancing r., striking with spear at Chimaera 1. beneath him.

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