MAIASK. 2015. No. 7

Tedo Dundua (Tbilisi, Georgia), Emil Avdaliani (Tbilisi, Georgia)


Coin as a Means of Propaganda (According to Georgian Numismatics)

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Pages: 300-311

Everywhere coin facilitated exchange of goods. It was employed also for different propaganda. Georgians did the same as seen in the monetary groups and types as follows: municipal copper coins of Trapezus with the effigy of Mithras, Georgian-Sassanian drachms, Georgian-Byzantine coins, coins of Giorgi III — king with falcon on hand. So, at least some of monetary types issued in Georgia served for propaganda.


Key words: Georgia, Numismatics, Mithras, Iran, Byzantium, Tbilisi, Propaganda.


Received October 26, 2015
Accepted for publication November 30, 2015


About the authors:

Tedo Dundua (Tbilisi, Georgia). Doctor of Historical Sciences, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University


Emil Avdaliani (Tbilisi, Georgia). Master of History, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.