Pocket Change Seleucid

Antiochus IV in Illinois
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Antiochus IV in Illinois
By Oliver Hoover

Everyone loves to find coins in unexpected places. There is always a certain thrill that comes from discovering those dropped coins on a city sidewalk or that loose change behind the couch cushions. The thrill is even greater when the find is more unusual or esoteric, like a bronze follis of Maurice Tiberius (AD 582–602) found cemented into a Byzantine wall when I worked at the site of Aphrodisias in the late 1990s, or an English East India Company pice found at an original Mormon settlement in Salt Lake Valley. Coins in strange places are great things. Nevertheless, it has…

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Seleucid Coins Online v.2 is Live
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Seleucid Coins Online v.2 is Live
By The American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of version 2 (v.2) of the web-based research tool: Seleucid…

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Hiding in Plain Sight: New Seleucid Discoveries at the ANS
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Hiding in Plain Sight: New Seleucid Discoveries at the ANS
By The American Numismatic Society

They say that admitting that you have a problem is the first step on the road to recovery. One of…

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