Coins of Ancient Civilizations


Redpath Museum World Cultures Gallery (third floor), 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Included with donation to the museum

Why are coins important to archaeologists and researchers? Learn about how currency evolved from commodities like shells, knives, spades and barley to standardized forms of coins like Greek coins, Chinese coins and modern coins.

In English. No reservation necessary.

IMAGE: Arethusa tetradrachma, Magna Graecia, 450 BCE. Redpath Museum.