Journal articleThis article examines the stylistic and metal composition differences between two variants of the bronze Odysseus/Cock type from Ithaca. It posits that Variant 2 is a forgery, which must have been produced after the Hellenistic period but before the end of the 19th century. It also identifies a historic substitution...
Dowler, Amelia ; Perucchetti, Laura
Book chapterThis paper examines the foundation of the royal Bithynian mint under Nicomedes I (c. 278-255 BC). It analyses the silver and bronze coinages produced through die studies and metrology, and considers the evidence for the location of the mint and the date of first production.