The Monetary System of the Romans: A description of the Roman coinage from early times to the reform of Anastasius

Ian J. Sellars
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"The Monetary System of the Romans" provides a comprehensive and visual portrayal of the evolution of the Roman monetary system from its inception in the late fifth century BC to the bronze reform of Anastasius in 498AD. It chronologically traces the key developments in the coinage of the Roman world, covering topics such as denominations, metrology, alloys, mints, monetary edicts and more. For every issuing authority, whether it be the Senate, imperator, usurper or emperor, exemplary specimens of each denomination are discussed and clearly illustrated. With 820 pages and over 2000 full colour high resolution photographs from the world's most esteemed auction houses, this novel format provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of Roman numismatics and will be useful to both students of history and collectors alike. 
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Ian J. Sellars
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Published on
Oct 28, 2013
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820
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English
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Antiques & Collectibles / Coins, Currency & Medals
Art / History / Ancient & Classical
History / Ancient / General
History / Ancient / Rome
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