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2012 Savings Day - Coins from Daorson (Brown) - Set

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  • 31.10.2012
  • Ivica Dragičević
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  • Zrinski d.d. Čakovec
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  • 35.50 x 25.56 mm
  • 5.00 BAM
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About Savings Day - Coins from Daorson (Brown)

In the area of eastern Herzegovina, between Mostar and Stolac to the coast of Trebisnjica River, the Illyrian tribe Daors were inhabited, that had religious, administrative and political center in Ošanići near Stolac. Due to its favorable geographical position, between the Adriatic coast and the mountains hinterland, they were engaged in trade. From the 3rd century BC, the strong influences of Hellenic culture in Daorsi were noticeable. Following the examples of the Adriatic and Ionian coastal cities, they began in the 2nd century to mint their own money; after the defeat of the Illyrian king Ballaios, 168 BC. This is the first coin minted in areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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