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List of Illustrations Preface Introduction: A Lost Civilization 1. The Adventure Begins: Checklist Numismatics 2. A Dangerous Game: Framework Numismatics 3. The Gold Colossus: Novelty Numismatics 4. Telling Tales: Narrative Numismatics 5. Wanted--One Greek City: Archaeology 6. Letters Here and There: Epigraphy 7. A Perfect Storm: Rescue and Revisionist Numismatics 8. A New Beginning: Cognitive Numismatics I 9. Coins and the Collapse of Civilization: Cognitive Numismatics II Conclusion: The Lost World of the Golden King Notes Select Bibliography Illustration Credits Index

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Frank L. Holt, Professor of History at the University of Houston, is the author of Into the Land of Bones, Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions, and Thundering Zeus, all published by UC Press.


"Holt has done a service in summarizing the scholarship about this outpost of Hellenism. Well written [and] of interest... Recommended." -- K. W. Harl, Tulane University Choice

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