Reading and dating roman imperial coins by zander h klawans
At Thrift Books, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Contents are: Coinage Before the Time of the Empire; Roman Coin Denominations; Praenomen - Nomen - Cognomen; The Obverse Inscriptions; Names of Emperors as They Appear on Coins; Informal and Formal Names of Emperors; Reverse Figures - Deities and Personifications; Reverse Inscriptions; Mint Marks; Chronological Sketches of Emperors Etc; Determining the Year a Coin Was Struck; Dates of the Tribunicia Potestate; and Bibliography..
Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Lightly rubbed on the corners with some slight fading on the spine; no interior markings; no dustjacket.
At Thrift Books, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Disclaimer: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.
The two who have had the greatest influence on me have been David R. Many new collectors and even advanced students of Latin shy away from attempting to decipher the seemingly cryptic inscriptions found on most Roman coins.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
Edgewear, some mild soiling to covers, bookplate on FFEP, small bookstore name stamped inside rear cover, pages lightly toning; b/w photos ; 125 pages .
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asked me to recommend five books that might make up a beginner’s reference library for classical numismatics. Part I, “An Outline of Ancient Greek Coins,” includes a guide to symbols and city names, and a listing of kings, tyrants, and satraps.