Economic history: monetarisation
Macedonia, Alexander III the Great (336-23 BC), obol and copper coin, McClean coll.3504, 3517
The 4th century marks the passage/transition from pure gold and silver coinages to a trimetallic system including copper coins for the needs of daily life: the money economy has succeeded.
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