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PREFERRED TERM
2182Ritual deposits (Numismatics)  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Groups of coins deposited together, not for the purpose of saving, but for religious purposes, such as offerings to gods. Unlike many hoards, such deposits were arguably not intended to be recovered.
SOURCE
  • Meadows 2016
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Iakovidou Athena (AA)
URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2182
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