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The Archaeology of Greece and RomeStudies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass$
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John Bintliff and N. Keith Rutter

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781474417099

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417099.001.0001

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Coins in a ‘Home Away from Home’: The Case of Sicily

Coins in a ‘Home Away from Home’: The Case of Sicily

(p.289) 12 Coins in a ‘Home Away from Home’: The Case of Sicily
The Archaeology of Greece and Rome

Keith Rutter

Edinburgh University Press

Coins are part of a culture and they should be able to provide significant information about the peoples who made and used them. The early coinages of Sicily provide an ideal field in which to pursue such wider questions, of the sort that have engaged you from the outset of your career: I mention just one example (Snodgrass 1994: 1), where you referred to the ‘robust independence’ of the new settlements, their ‘challenge [to] the attainments of the Aegean cities by a wide range of criteria’, their ‘cosmopolitanism’ and the ‘degree of integration of indige

Keywords:   Coins, Sicily, Italy, Syracuse

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