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Hellenic And Roman Art on Modern Coins
« on: August 02, 2017, 07:24:57 PM »
Statues are preferred, but everything ranging from architecture to mosaics is welcome.
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Re: Hellenic And Roman Art on Modern Coins
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2017, 07:27:41 PM »
I'm going to sleep now, hope you guys add more to it.

I'll be constantly adding to this.
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Re: Hellenic And Roman Art on Modern Coins
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2017, 07:41:56 PM »
Thatīs a nice theme for a thread!

A head plus temple:



Greece, 1976 AD.,
20 Drachmai (Copper 92%, Alumnium 6%, Nickel 2%) (29 mm / 11.15 g), Mintage 1976: 17,825,000.
Obv.: ΠEPIKΛEΣ , helmeted and bearded head of Perikles left.
Rev.: EΛΛENIKH ΔHMOKPATIA / 20 / ΔPAXMAI / 19 - 76 , four-columned temple.
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Re: Hellenic And Roman Art on Modern Coins
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2017, 03:51:00 AM »
Cyprus 500 mils 1970 "25th Anniversary of F.A.O."

I feel it's inspired by one of the ancient mosaics, but which on exactly?
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