ANS MONEY TALK: THE ORIGINS OF MONEY
The E-Sylum (2/5/2017)
Saturday, February 11
Peter van Alfen, Gilles Bransbourg, Ute Wartenberg, “The Origins of Money.”
This lecture will consider the beginnings of money and its various guises including cut silver in the ancient Near East, early electrum coinage of Asia Minor, early bronze objects, bars and heavy coins in Italy and the spread of cowries in the Indian Ocean area, Eastern Africa and South Asia, including China.
Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 1 pm. American Numismatic Society. Lunch served at 1:00 pm, followed by the lecture at 2:00 pm, Q&A at 3:00 pm. The ANS will remain open from 12 noon until 4:00 pm.
ANS Members: $20, non-members: $50
Catherine DiTuri, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-571-4470 ext. 117
Gilles Bransbourg, email@example.com, 212-571-4470 ext. 156
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