Rhodes Silver Tetradrachm

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 October 2016
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Some Greek cities used images for their names, so "readers" did not have to be literate. In Rhodes, a rose (rhodon) was used. Silver tetradrachm coin, circa 400-380 BCE. From Rhodes, Greece. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, October 14). Rhodes Silver Tetradrachm. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5891/rhodes-silver-tetradrachm/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Rhodes Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 14, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5891/rhodes-silver-tetradrachm/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Rhodes Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Oct 2016. Web. 18 Oct 2021.