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SILVER ERC, led by Francis Albarède (ENS-Lyon)[...] aims to study the flow of silver in the ancient world in a doubly innovative way. On the one hand, by studying the isotopic compositions of both coins and ores; on the other, by working on lead and silver isotopes. [...]The SILVER website [focuses] on two types of numismatic data: die-studies and overstrikes (surfrappes, Überprägungen, riconazioni), with the aim of gaining a better understanding of the production and circulation of money in the Mediterranean basin in the broadest sense. It brings together and makes accessible two databases launched by François de Callataÿ more than 25 years ”

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