The Roman coins of Alexandria quantitative studies by Erik Christiansen

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Published by Aarhus University Press in Aarhus .

Written in English

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  • Coins, Roman -- Egypt -- Alexandria.,
  • Alexandria (Egypt) -- Antiquities, Roman.

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StatementErik Christiansen.
LC ClassificationsCJ1073.A3 C47
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL20374916M
ISBN 108772881585

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This page is for the Roman Provincial coinage of Alexandria. Roman Imperial coins can be found under the Roman Emperors' pages. SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE: Milne Roman Alexandria AE Dichalkon. Time of Caligula(?) Ibis standing left / LB, Apis bull right.

Hadrian, Billon Tetradrachm, Egypt, Alexandria. 23 mm. Dated year 5, AD. The Nature of the Currency. During the last few years several hoards of tetradrachms struck at Alexandria under the Roman emperors, have come into my hands from different sources in Egypt: and the statisfics as to the composition of these hoards which I have been able to collect provide some material of interest as bearing on the activity of the Alexandrian mint at different periods.

The larger of these two sizes, is the likely hemi-obol. The smaller, previously called chalkon is the likely quarter-obol, or true dichalkon. This stems from a paper by Klaus Maersch (in German) based on studies of the papyrus suggests these new denominations.

Erik Christiansen's Roman Coins of Alexandria continues this idea. Description. Quantitative studies of the Alexandrian coinage of Nero, Trajan and Septimius Severus which aim to map the yearly fluctuations of the minting in as absolute figures as possible; and then to find the political and economic reasons that lay behind them.

Far more data A from other regions A has been collected and awaits treatment in the same way, if the system adopted here finds. Numerous charts, tables, and a lexicon make identifying, attributing and understanding your coins a pleasure.

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Yet, before that, there were some big port cities just east of Alexandria, at the western edge of what is now Abu Qir Bay. The Canopic (westernmost) branch of the Nile Delta still. Roman currency for most of Roman history consisted of gold, silver, bronze, orichalcum and copper coinage (see: Roman metallurgy).From its introduction to the Republic, during the third century BC, well into Imperial times, Roman currency saw many changes in form, denomination, and composition.

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