Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by lordmarcovan, Apr 22, 2021.
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@The Trachy Enjoyer 's answer.
I also love Love LOVE that coin!
At its most base usage it holds the metal in place while being struck. And then we started getting artistic with it, adding letters, critters and design.
Early on we were just trying to create a uniform standard for commerce. Then things got so artistic that we don't even know which was the reverse or obverse! Thank you very much Sicilian Celetors
That's my two drachms worth:
Great assortment! Couldn’t ask for a better demonstration of the variety in these punches.
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