Tag: numismatics

Ancient Coins and Looting

06/18 | If archaeologists are the detectives of history, then ancient coins are the “smoking guns” of the ancient crime scene. Looting removes this evidence.   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage.

Money Talks through Ancient Coins

04/05 | Numismatics is a unique scholarly discipline that spans archaeology, ancient history and epigraphy. It seems the axiom “money talks” is true. A guest blog contribution by Dr. Mark Wilson.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Inscriptions.

Dan Barag (1935–2009)

02/20 | Professor Dan Barag of the Hebrew University, and longtime president and chairman of the Israel Numismatic Society, died in mid-November 2009, at age 74. His research focused on the material   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

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