The deeper meaning of coin collecting

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by mrbrklyn, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. oval_man

    oval_man Elliptical member

    (Are you asking me?) What about it?
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  3. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

    asking anyone. it was a group utilatarian object of great artistic value.
  4. oval_man

    oval_man Elliptical member

    Absolutely. Utilitarian objects can have great artistic value, such as the Greek amphorae that areich posted an example of.

    Often, though, we superimpose value from our own culture onto objects from other cultures (and eras) that weren't necessarily to have that value. But that's another topic!
  5. green18

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  6. oval_man

    oval_man Elliptical member

    Love it.
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