Reading and dating roman imperial coins

The book does as it says: it teaches you to read and date Roman Imperial coins.

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Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. All our books are vintage and second hand with the majority being 45 years old.

Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects.

It had become fashionable to depict a representation of the emperor rather than a true portrait and thus we rely more heavily on the inscriptions on the later imperial coinage.

As an aid in doing this I recommend Reading and Dating Roman Imperial Coins by Zander H.

: The Republic and the Twelve Caesars, 280 BC-AD 69 Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2000 Hardcover with dust jacket, 532 pages ISBN 1-902040-35-X 2931 coin types listed, valuations in Pounds Sterling and U. Dollars : The Accession of Nerva to the Overthrow of the Severan Dynasty, AD 96-AD 235 Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2002 Hardcover with dust jacket, 696 pages ISBN 1-902040-45-7 5299 coin types listed, valuations in Pounds Sterling and U. Dollars: The Accession of Maximus to the Death of Carinus, AD 235-285 Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2005, Hardcover with dust jacket, 536 pages ISBN 1-902040-69-4 4132 coin types listed, valuations in Pounds Sterling and U. Dollars, AD 193-254 Part I: Pertinax to Geta (1936) Part II: Macrinus to Pupienus (1938) Part III: Gordian III to Uranius Antoninus (1949) Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1986 (as one volume) Hardcover, 2004 reprint, 867 pages, 45 plates ISBN not listed The Royal Numismatic Society, London, 1977 Hardcover, 259 pages, 16 plates ISSN 0078-2696 Includes: - A. Burnett, "The authority to coin in the late Republic and early Empire". -Cope, Lawrence H., "The fineness and sequence of the Gallienic Antoniniani, A. The Royal Numismatic Society, London, 1983 Hardcover, 271 pages, 46 plates ISSN 0078-2696 Includes: -Hewett, K. -Salzmann, Dieter, "Folles of Severus II as Augustus and of Constantine I as Caesar from Antioch".

King & A Spaer, "A Hord of Folles from Northern Sinai". -Cope, Lawrence H., "Diocletian's Price Edict and Second Coinage Reform in the Light of Recent Discoveries". -Hill, Philip V., "Buildings and monuments of Rome as coin types, AD 14-69".

Two tables on dating and a bibliography round out this book.

Not a catalog, not for advanced collectors, fun for anyone else, including non-collectors who have an interest in ancient artifacts.

In fact many first century coins are so realistic that emperors are portrayed with wrinkles, warts and even double chins.

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