Ancient Greek coins

By |2019-04-12T10:18:54-07:00July 6th, 2017|Economy, Greeks|1 Comment

Ancient Greek coins: an Athenian silver coin with Athena's owl How Greeks minted coins Beginning around 600 BC, each Greek city-state minted (made) its own kinds of coins. (They got the idea from the Lydians in West Asia). A lot of the Greek coins were silver. What is a city-state? History of money [...]