In Ancient Greece, coins with the owl of Athena traded throughout the known world and beyond!

Interesting set of Tweets on JP Koning’s handle:

In Ancient Greece, coins with the owl of Athena were so common that the proverb Γλαῦκ’ Ἀθήναζε (an owl to Athens) was like coal to Newcastle..

Hmm..Didn’t know about this… Central bankers who claim to be owls (and neither hawks nor doves) have history backing them..
More on these coins here…Read, read and read..

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