Ancient Greek coins found in Central, Eastern, and Northern Europe by Mariusz Mielczarek

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StatementMariusz Mielczarek ; [translated by Maria Abramowicz].
SeriesBibliotheca antiqua,, vol. 21, Bibliotheca antiqua ;, v. 21.
LC ClassificationsCJ425 .M5413 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1907266M
ISBN 10830403042X
LC Control Number90111520

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