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2011 | 15 | 229-234

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Roman coins from Berenike (Seasons 1994-2000)

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The Graeco-Roman Red Sea port of Berenike has been a place of archaeological excavations since 1994. The studies have proved that it had been a centre of commercial contact between the Roman Empire and Persian Gulf, Arabia, Sri Lanka and India. Coin finds from the site can, in a way, reflect these contacts, even though the trade had supposedly been conducted by barter.

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15

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229-234

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  • Jagiellonian University

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