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THE EUROPE OF GREECE: Colonies and Coins From the Alpha Bank Collection 11.4.2014 - 19.4.2015  Jointly organised by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection

THE EUROPE OF GREECE: Colonies and Coins From the Alpha Bank Collection - Jointly organised by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection

The Mildenhall Great Dish, 4th century C.E., silver, 60.5 cm diameter (The British Museum)  Reliefs are like drawing *with* texture as a medium.

The Great Dish from the Mildenhall treasure: Roman Britain, century AD. Found in Mildenhall, Suffolk. Copyright the Trustees of the British Museum

Silver coin from Graecia Moesia Inferior Istrus {400-350 BC.}

Silver coin from Graecia Moesia Inferior Istrus BC.

Ancient Rome coin/token used in brothels to pay prostitutes: Copper alloy spintria. Male lovers on bed. The eromenos (younger 'beloved', passive) is looking back at the erastes (older, active lover) and reaches back to hold his partner's upper arm. (reverse) XV within wreath.

Spintria - Century A. - Roman Empire - Copper alloy spintria - The eromenos (younger ‘beloved’, passive) is looking back at the erastes (older, active lover) The British Museum

Silver coin, obverse, Head of Athena, c. 55 BC  More about coins: http://sammler.com/coins/ Mehr über Münzen: http://sammler.com/mz/

Silver coin, obverse, Head of Athena, c. 55 BC More about coins…

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