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CoinGreek Fonts


CautionThis is an outdated 8-bit font. It is not a Unicode font and is unsuitable for use on Internet web pages. It may be useful for internal documents or those to be exchanged with others who own the same font.

Introduction
Download the fonts
CoinGreek Keyboard Charts
CoinGreek I Test Page
CoinGreek II Test Page
CoinGreek Code Examples

Introduction

I have obtained permission for free distribution of the formerly commercial fonts CoinGreek I and CoinGreek II. Originally released in 1998, these 8-bit fonts for the Macintosh and Windows were sold principally through advertisements in The Celator magazine.

The two fonts cover the Greek characters of the Byzantine period. They were conceived and promoted by coin dealer Dan Clark. The design and production of the fonts was done by Millerburg & Associates who have generously released them for free public distribution.

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I am re-releasing them in their original form.

Unicode is the future of fonts and incorporation of characters from the CoinGreek fonts into a Unicode version of Numismatica is planned. Unfortunately, the Unicode version will not be backward compatible with the original CoinGreek I and II fonts.

I am particularly interested in information from current users on any problems experienced with the fonts. Please contact Chris Hopkins with any comments.


Download the Fonts

CAUTION! Testing has revealed the original Mac and PC fonts have mismatched characters in 13 positions. The Mac font does not conform to the published documentation and will be updated to allow documents from the Macintosh and Windows to be exchanged without errors. This will be completed before the public announcement of re-release of the fonts.

DownloadDownload SIT file containing CoinGreek I and II fonts, Postscript Type 1 for Macintosh, original version 31 March 1998 (coingreek_mac.sit, 107 KB, 5 Jun 2003)

DownloadDownload Zip file containing CoinGreek I and II fonts, TrueType for Windows, original version 31 March 1998 (coingreek_win.zip, 40 KB, 5 Jun 2003)

DownloadDownload Zip file containing CoinGreek documents in MS Word, RTF and PDF format, Version 2.0, June 4, 2003 (coingreek_doc.zip, 334 KB, 5 Jun 2003)

Print the following files for handy guides to locating CoinGreek characters on your keyboard:

PDFView Adobe Reader (PDF) on-line version of  CoinGreek Key Chart, Version 2.0, June 4, 2003 (coingreek_keychart.pdf, 96 KB, 5 Jun 2003).

PDFView Adobe Reader (PDF) on-line version of  CoinGreek I Key Cap Chart, Version 2.0, June 4, 2003 (coingreek1_keycap.pdf, 128 KB, 5 Jun 2003).

PDFView Adobe Reader (PDF) on-line version of  CoinGreek II Key Cap Chart, Version 2.0, June 4, 2003 (coingreek2_keycap.pdf, 129 KB, 5 Jun 2003).

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This page last updated 26 Jan 2011

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