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Ancient Greek coin sells for record price at Swiss auction

A rare ancient Greek coin fetched a record-breaking six million dollars at an auction held on May 19 at the Numismatica Ars Classica auction house in Zurich. The 2,400-year-old gold stater, minted around 340–25 B.C.E., was bought by a private collector, Artnet Magazine reported. Known as a Panticapaeum stater, after …

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Greece’s New Year tradition: Vasilopita and the secret of the Golden Coin

All over Greece, tables over the Christmas and New Year days are set with traditional food savory and sweet, mostly based on recipes going from generation to generation. There are regional preferences depending on local products and customs that one enjoys across the whole country. One of them is Vasilopita, …

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