Coins of Greek Sicily

by Kenneth Jenkins

Publisher: British Museum Publications Ltd for the Trustees of the British Museum in London

Written in English
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Places:

  • Italy,
  • Sicily.

Subjects:

  • Coins, Greek.,
  • Numismatics -- Italy -- Sicily.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 63-64.

Statement[by] Kenneth Jenkins.
ContributionsBritish Museum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCJ549 .J4 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4592296M
ISBN 100714108383, 0714108375
LC Control Number77354566

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