CoinWeek Podcast #141: Precious Metals in Antiquity (with Mike Markowitz)

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Today on the Coinweek Podcast, CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series expert Mike Markowitz returns this week for another solo show. In this episode, Mike takes a deep dive into the nitty-gritty of gold, silver, and other metals as they were used to make coins in antiquity. Full of the technical details aficionados are looking for, the podcast is replete with fascinating historical tidbits and the odd tangent or two.

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