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References and Bibliography

SG - D. Sear: Greek Coins and Their Values (Vol.I: Europe, Vol. 2: Asia and North Africa), Seaby Publications, 1978.

SR - D. Sear: Roman Coins and Their Values, Seaby Publications, 1978.

SGI - D. Sear: Greek Imperial Coins and their Values, Seaby Publications, 1997 reprint.

Mou - N. Moushmov: Ancient Coins of the Balkan Peninsula, available online at Wildwinds

Drag - D. Draganov: Coinage of the Macedonian Kings, (in Bulgarian, vols I-II), Jambol publishers, 2000.

Mul - L. Muller: An Atlas: Coinage of Alexander the Great, Attic Books, 1976.

LK - H.C. Lindgren and F. Kovacs: Ancient Bronze Coins from the Levant and Asia Minor, Chrysopylon Publications, 1985.

LE - H. C. Lindgren: Ancient Greek Bronze Coins: European Mints , Chrysopylon Publishers, 1989.

L3 - H. C. Lindgren: Lindgren III: Ancient Greek Bronze Coins from the Lindgren Collection, Chrysopylon Publishers, 1993.

P [or Pl] - R. Plant: Greek Coin Types and thier Identification, Seaby, 1979.

Kay - K. Konuk: SNG Turkey I , the Muharrem Kayhan collection, Ausonius Publications, 2002.

Syd - E. Sydenham: The Coinage of the Roman Republic, Durst Publications, 1995.

VM - D. Van Meter: A Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins, Laurion Numismatics, 1991.

CHK - Carson, Hill and Kent: Late Roman Bronze Coinage, Durst Publications, 1989.

SME (or S2K) - D. Sear: Roman Coins and Their Values, Millenium Edition, (Vol. I: 280 BC - 96 AD), Spink Publications, 2000.

SB - David Sear: Byzantine Coins and Their Values, Seaby Publications, 1987. (Second Edition)

Be - H. Berk: Roman Gold Coins of the Medieval World (383 - 1453 AD), Joliet (Ill), 1986.

Be - H. Berk: Eastern Roman Successors of the Sestertius, Joliet (Ill), 1986.

B-E - H. Berk and V. England: Byzantine Coins, public auction of Byzantine copper coins, Dec. 7, 1989.

Jov - M. Jovanovic: Serbian Medieval Coinage (revised 3rd edition, in English), Belgrade, 2002.

J - M. Jovanovic: Srpski srednjovekovni novac (Serbian Medieval Coinage, in Serbian), Belgrade, 1990.

Num8 - D. Gaj-Popovic: The money and mint of king Radoslav in the periodical Numizmaticar (journal of the Serbian Numismatic Society, in Serbian), vol. 8, pp. 102-118, Belgrade, 1985.

Num11 - S. Novakovic: A hoard of small types of coins belonging to Prince and Despot Stefan Lazarevic from Rudnik in the periodical Numizmaticar (journal of the Serbian Numismatic Society, in Serbian with English summaries), vol. 11, pp. 105-114, Belgrade, 1988.

Num20 - R. Bozinovic: A great hoard of count Lazar's and his contemporaries' coins in the periodical Numizmaticar (journal of the Serbian Numismatic Society, in Serbian with English summaries), vol. 20, pp. 157-168, Belgrade, 1997.

SNS - Serbian Numismatic Society Public Auction I, Belgrade, Oct. 1997.

Ren -I. Rengjeo: Corpus der mittelalterlichen Munzen von Croatien, Slavonien, Dalmatien und Bosnien (Corpus of medieval coins from Croatia, Slavonia, Dalmatia and Bosnia, in German), Akademiche Druck, Graz, 1959.

Res - M. Resetar: Dubrovacka Numizmatika I (Dubrovnik's Numismatics, in Serbian), Sremski Karlovci, 1924.

Sp - I. G. Spassky: The Russian Monetary System, State Hermitage Publications, 1962 (in Russian)

Mel - A. S. Melnikova: Russian Coins from Ivan the Terrible to Peter the Great, Finance and Statistics - Moscow, 1989 (in Russian)

KG - V. Kleshchinov and I. Grishin: A Catalogue of Medieval Coins of Russia (1533 - 1617), URSS-Moscow, 1998. (in Russian, English summaries)

Or - A. V. Oreshnikov: Russian Coinage until 1547, Archeographic Center - Moscow, 1996 reprint (in Russian) 


J. Anthony: Collecting Greek Coins. Longman Group, 1983.
A very readable introduction to the various aspects and joys of collecting ancient Greek coins.

W. Sayles: Ancient Coin Collecting, an excellent multi-volume series, for beginners and beyond, currently including (more volumes coming):

Vol. I   - Ancient Coin Collecting
Vol. II  - Numismatic Art of the Greek World
Vol. III - The Roman World, Politics and Propaganda
Vol. IV  - Roman Provincial Coinage


Boardman, Griffin and Murray (eds.): Greece and the Hellenistic World
Oxford University Press, 1988. Scholarly, comprehensive and informative.

R. Cavendish (ed.): Mythology - an Illustrated Encyclopedia. Little, Brown and Co., 1992.

M. Grant: A Guide to the Ancient World. Barnes and Noble Books, 1997.
A very useful "dictionary of classical place names" by one of the preeminent scholars of classical antiquity

K.I. Fallieros: Lesbos - Three Thousand Years of an Aeolian island. Isos International, 1995.
An extremely well written and fascinating account of the continued development of Greek civilization through the ages and its relevance today.


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