Obol: The Ancient Funeral Coin

Introduction This article will briefly cover the ancient Greek coin we know as the Obol, including its use in funerals, Silver obols, and collecting Obols. Ancient Greek Obol The Obol is one of the oldest forms of coins minted in the ancient world. Historians seem to agree they were most likely originally made out ofContinue reading “Obol: The Ancient Funeral Coin”