Ancient Coin Collecting IV: Roman Provincial Coins

F+W Media, Inc, 1998 - 198 sidor
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Celebrate the festivals and color of the Roman Empire's far-flung provinces. Delight at the expressive coinage of the Empire's distant colonies. Discover a hobby that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.

Ancient Coin Collecting IV: Roman Provincial Coins takes you on an adventurous road les traveled to the independent frontier mints of Spain, Gaul, Britain, Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt and other. There you'll meet the cities' founders; revel in their games architecture and civic achievements; and explore their mythology, astrology, and heroes.

Author Wayne G. Sayles' extensive knowledge of ancient coins resonates through each page. Special highlights include:

  • More than 300 photos, including an illustrated guide to the rulers of the era.
  • Useful tables and maps summarizing mint cities and their dating system.
  • Valuable reference tools, including index, glossary and bibliography.
Increase your numismatic expertise with this unique tribute to the "other side" of Roman coins in Ancient Coin Collecting IV: Roman Provincial Coins.


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What are Provincial Coins?
A Tour of the Provinces
Portraits of Interest
Understanding Provincial Coins
Attributing Roman Provincial Coins
Roman Provincial Iconography
Masterpieces of Provincial Coinage

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Om författaren (1998)

During the course of his career, Wayne G. Sayles founded The Celator, the respected journal devoted to ancient coins, where he served for many years as the editor and publisher. In addition to writing more than 40 articles on ancient coins, he authored all six volumes in the Ancient Coin Collecting book series. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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