Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique Supplément 53
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    La circulation monétaire dans le monde grec antique

    Actes du colloque internantional, Athènes, 14-17 avril 2010

    Édités par Thomas Faucher, Marie-Christine Marcellesi et Olivier Picard

    Les échanges monétaires dans l’Antiquité suivaient des circuits originaux, qui restent mal connus et peu étudiés. Le nombre de «trésors» et de monnaies de fouille s’accroît sans cesse, mais les informations qu’ils fournissent sont ambiguës et bien des conclusions paraissent contredites par les rares textes qui en font mention.
    Ces contributions au colloque Nomisma cherchent à construire une base documentaire solide, en comparant les données numismatiques et les textes, la circulation de la monnaie d’une cité à diverses époques et les arrivages de monnaies étrangères sur des sites différents.


    The movement and circulation of coinage in Antiquity followed patterns that remain poorly understood and have received little study. While the number of hoards and of coins from excavations continue to multiply, the evidence they provide is ambiguous and some conclusions even seem to be contradicted by occasional references in texts.
    These contributions from the conference Nomisma aim to provide a firm documentary foundation for comparing the numismatic and textual evidence, interpreting the circulation of a city’s coinage in different periods, and understanding the presence of foreign coins at various sites.


    Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique
    Supplément 53

    2011

    Format : 18,5 x 24 cm, 492 p., 18 ill. n/b.
    © École française d’Athènes
    ISBN 978-2-86958-224-8         50 €


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