ACRC members carry out a number of projects using the evidence of ancient coins. In addition to that listed below, several other projects take place within the framework of the Australian Centre for Numismatic Studies.
A spring of silver, a treasury in the earth: coinage and wealth in archaic Athens
CIs: K. Sheedy, D. Gore
This project studies the impact of locally mined silver on the public treasury of the Athenians, and thus on the developing political economy of this important city-state during the years c.550-480 BC, by examining its employment for the minting of coins.