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PREFERRED TERM
1851Sigloi  
SCOPE NOTE
  • The Greek term for the silver coins of the Persian Empire. They were introduced by Darius I towards the end of the 6th c. BCE and they continued to circulate until the conquest of the Persian Empire by Alexander the Great in 330 BCE. On the obverse they bore the image of the Persian king armed with a bow and arrow.
SOURCE
  • Alram 2012
  • Κρεμύδη 2009
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Iakovidou Athena (AA)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES

Greek

URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/1851
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