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The Coinage of Roman Egypt

Angelo Geissen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

February 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Ancient Roman History; Historical Archaeology; Egyptology. 8462 words.

Already under the Ptolemies, the coinage of Egypt circulated in a closed currency system: foreign money had to be exchanged for the local currency at the borders, and Egyptian currency...

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The Coinage of the Ptolemies

Catharine C. Lorber.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

February 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Historical Archaeology; Egyptology. 8569 words.

The coinage of the Ptolemies stands apart from other royal Hellenistic currencies in interesting respects, including the prominence of gold and bronze coins vis-à-vis silver and the role of...

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Money and Prices in the Papyri, Ptolemaic Period

Sitta von Reden.

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Egyptology; Historical Archaeology. 10608 words.

This article examines developments in money and prices in Egypt during the Ptolemaic period based on numismatic and papyrological evidence. It first considers the introduction, spread, and...

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