Technical Terms and Definitions for Midterm

Technical Terms and Definitions for Midterm - ~=Technical...

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Technical Terms and Definitions: BIGA A chariot drawn by two animals, usually horses CISTOPHORIC IETRADRACHM A coin ofAsia Minor (four drachmas), with snakes emerging from a sacred box as the reverse type COIN TYPE The principal design used in Greek 01 Roman coins by a particular city or monarch CORNUCOPIA "Horn of Plenty," usually full ofNature's bounty in the form offruits and flowers CROESEID A coin of king Croesus, normally the head and shoulders of a bull and a lion confronting each other DARIC A Persian gold coin named for king Darius I DIADEM A band worn around the head and tied at the back to indicate sovereignty DIE The pattern cut into a piece ofbronze that produced the relief design of a coin DIE AXIS The relationship ofthe position ofthe reverse type to that ofthe obverse, when both ale viewed by rotation around a common vertical axis DIE LINKAGE A situation where two different reverse dies share a single obverse, because the upper die weals out faster than the lower DRACHMA The fundamental unit of
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This test prep was uploaded on 10/24/2007 for the course ART 327 taught by Professor Ramage,a during the Spring '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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