Electrum, electrum coinage

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Electrum (lit. “amber”) a natural pale-yellow alloy of gold and silver (with trace copper), is found especially in Lydia's Pactolus and Hermos rivers in western central Asia Minor.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Ancient History
EditorsRoger S Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine R Huebner
ISBN (Electronic)978-1444338386
ISBN (Print)978-1405179355
StatePublished - 2012


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