Costume dramas have long been a staple in cinema, drawing audiences into worlds far removed from the present day. Some of the most popular films and shows of this genre are set in the ancient world.

But how historically accurate are these productions when it comes to numismatics?

Not very, says CoinWeek Ancient Coin expert Mike Markowitz.

In this short informative video, shot at the Whitman Expo in Baltimore in November 2015, Mike calls out Hollywood for its erroneous depictions of ANCIENT COINS in hit movies and TV shows.

CoinWeek IQ Video: #003

Produced by Charles Morgan. © 2015 CoinWeek, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

 

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