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Internet Mail Lists & Groups


There are several Internet mail lists that have discussions on Parthia from time to time, and one dedicated to the topic (click here to join Parthia-L). Below are the main ones of interest; click on the link for additional information. These are usually well-moderated and on some, respected scholars contribute important information. They are wonderful forums in which to discuss Parthia.

BIBLIONUMIS-L - Literature having to do with numismatics

FORVM ANCIENT COINS (Parthian Discussion Board)

MONETA-L - Ancient, medieval or colonial coinage

PARTHIA-L - Narrowly focused on Parthia studies


Additional Information on Mail Lists

BIBLIONUMIS-L is an open, moderated discussion list dealing with all literature having to do with numismatics (study of coins and similar monetary media, medals, tokens, etc.). Reviews, discussions, and queries related to the list's topic are welcome. Announcements of new publications, forthcoming auctions, and the like are encouraged. Postings of numismatic bibliographic material for sale or trade (with short descriptions, and with or without prices) are permitted. To join the list, send a message to the list owner with "subscribe biblionumis-L" (with no quotation marks) in the body of your message. No subject is required. This will register you for the mail list.


FORVM ANCIENT COINS (Parthian Discussion Board) - Parthian and other Eastern coins. The associated web site covers all areas of ancient numismatics with moderated discussion boards on many topics. Visit the Parthian Discussion Board.


MONETA-L is a lightly-moderated open forum without many of the rules of other numismatic lists. It allows almost anything as long as it is related to ancient, medieval or colonial coinage. A few topic examples:

  * Want lists, For sale/auction lists.
  * Web site update notifications.
  * Personal anecdotes about your collecting passions.
  * Buying/selling using the online auctions.
  * Religion as it relates ancient coins.
  * Attribution help, technical tidbits, advice, etc.

So, as you can see it is pretty much open ended. To subscribe, visit https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Moneta-L/info.


PARTHIA-L is a lightly moderated mail list created to facilitate discussions about Parthia. It is not limited to numismatics, and discussion of all aspects of Parthia is encouraged. Numerous scholars use the list but popular topics are also welcome. To subscribe, send a blank e-mail to Parthia-L-subscribe@yahoogroups.com or visit the mail list's home page.


This page last updated 18 Jun 2019

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