Griffin, Silver Abdera Coin

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 19 December 2015
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A silver coin from Abdera, Greece depicting a griffin. This creature from Greek mythology was a mix of a lion and eagle. (Numismatics Museum, Athens)

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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. (2015, December 19). Griffin, Silver Abdera Coin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4350/griffin-silver-abdera-coin/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Griffin, Silver Abdera Coin." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 19, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4350/griffin-silver-abdera-coin/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Griffin, Silver Abdera Coin." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Dec 2015. Web. 28 Oct 2021.