Experimental Minting: The Eagles of Alexandria

This exhibition concludes with a documentary about current experimental archaeological experiments done by some of the many scholars who are captivated by Ptolemaic coins. This project aims to solve some of the mysteries of the ancient minting process, in particular the minting process for the unique Ptolemaic bronze coins that have featured heavily in this exhibit so far. This movie shows what important new studies are happening in the realm of Ptolemaic numismatics. These archaeologists breathe life into Ptolemaic coins and show how modern research can help us understand these ancient coins better.


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