Ancient Coin Collecting IV: Roman Provincial Coins
F+W Media, Inc, 1998 - 198 sidor
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:
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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