Astronomical Symbols on Ancient and Medieval Coins

Astronomical Symbols on Ancient and Medieval Coins

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Hypothesizes that astronomical symbols on ancient and medieval coins were often used as a way of recording actual celestial events of that period. This work provides more than 550 figures and line drawings of coins, maps, and astronomical events to illustrate this hypothesis.

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  • Hardback | 225 pages
  • 185.42 x 256.54 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
  • McFarland & Co Inc
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • photos, notes, bibliography, index
  • 0786431784
  • 9780786431786