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Mark Cartwright
published on 23 October 2014
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Silver tetradrachm from Eretria Euboea, c. 485 BCE. O: Cow, R: Octopus in incuse square. (Alpha Bank Numismatics Collection, Kerkyra, Corfu)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, October 23). Silver Tetradrachm. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 23, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Oct 2014. Web. 24 Jul 2021.