Posts tagged Eumenes
What is AMMOLITE?

The coins minted in Sicily — and by the ancient city of Syracuse in particular — during the 5th Century BCE are admired as the most beautiful, iconic and influential ever struck. This reputation was established by the work of just a handful of engravers, Phrygillos, Euainetos, Eumenes, Eukleidas and Kimon, true masters of their art. These celators were so highly regarded that they were permitted to place their own signature onto the dies they had created.

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The Engraver named Eumenes

The coins minted in Sicily — and by the ancient city of Syracuse in particular — during the 5th Century BCE are admired as the most beautiful, iconic and influential ever struck. This reputation was established by the work of just a handful of engravers, Phrygillos, Euainetos, Eumenes, Eukleidas and Kimon, true masters of their art. These celators were so highly regarded that they were permitted to place their own signature onto the dies they had created.

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