Day: September 24, 2015

Electrum coins weren’t just issued early on: Ancients Today

COINWORLD | By David Vagi, Special to Coin World | September 21, 2015 Cities still use alloy after switch to pure gold and silver The story of the world’s first coins, seemingly introduced in the mid-seventh century B.C. and made of “white gold” electrum, is well known. This alloy of gold and silver earned its […]

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