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Coin of the month - September

Coin of the month - September

During the civil wars of AD 68-69 a number of mints operated in the western Roman empire in Spain...

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Coin Of The Month - August

Coin Of The Month - August

This month the blog will run a series of posts about coinage in Britain, written by Dom Chorney. ...

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Coin Of The Month - July

Coin Of The Month - July

It is a truism that we are increasingly becoming a more visual age and one that plays down the im...

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Coin Of The Month - June

Coin Of The Month - June

This month's 'coin of the month' is actually a medal: the Fields medal, displayed on the Universi...

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Coin Of The Month - May

Coin Of The Month - May

This coin of Constantine dates from AD 330-331. It is typical of its type. The obverse displays a...

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Coin Of The Month - April

Coin Of The Month - April

The depiction of Germania in the second coin is very different. This coin is an aureus struck in ...

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Coin Of The Month - March

Coin Of The Month - March

This month's coin of the month is a silver denarius struck in Rome in 16 BC commemorating Augustu...

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Coin Of The Month - February

Coin Of The Month - February

This denarius of Augustus dates from 2-4 BC. The obverse features a laureate head of Augustus wit...

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Coin Of The Month - January

Coin Of The Month - January

Before the invasion of Britain in AD 43 by the Roman Emperor Claudius, we have very little inform...

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Coin Of The Month - December

Coin Of The Month - December

This gold octodrachm was struck at the mint in Alexandria in Egypt, probably under Ptolemy II (th...

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Coin Of The Month - November

Coin Of The Month - November

This coin of the month comes from Karthaea on the island of Keos in the Cyclades and dates to the...

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Coin Of The Month - October

Coin Of The Month - October

This bronze medal is the earliest example of a product created by the Florentine school. It celeb...

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Coin of the Month - September

Coin of the Month - September

My coin of the month comes from Nysa, a city in the Maeander valley in Asia Minor. Minted in the ...

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Coin Of The Month - August

Coin Of The Month - August

During the latter half of the fifth century BC, proud Athenians might have professed their coinag...

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coin of the month - July

coin of the month - July

This month’s coin was chosen by David Swan, a second year Ancient History and Classical Archaeo...

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Coin of the month - June

Coin of the month - June

In 2011, a hoard of 201 antoniniani minted between AD 219 and 254 was found in Eretria on the isl...

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studying coins from the ancient world

studying coins from the ancient world

Take a closer look at coins from the ancient world and discover new meanings and insight into the...

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