A Rich History

Coins have been used for many centuries, in many countries around the world. They have come in many different shapes and sizes, and have been made of many different metals. So, what exactly makes something a coin? Simply, a coin is an object, usually metal, of standard size and weight, used as a form of money. It can be traded, spent or saved. This coin is a replica of a circa 350 BCE Greek Tetradrachm from the National Coin Collection.

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Replica of a Greek Tetradrachm c350 bce
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Replica of a Greek Tetradrachm c350 bce
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