Caesarea Maritima: The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine

Caesarea Maritima: The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine

by Jane DeRose Evans
     
 

This volume presents the numismatic results from nineteen seasons of fieldwork by the Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima (1971-1987 and 1993-1993). The expedition recovered just over 8,000 coins, of which about 2,700 were datable between 350 BC and AD 640. The volume provides a complete descriptive catalogue of the datable coins along with a separate section

Overview

This volume presents the numismatic results from nineteen seasons of fieldwork by the Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima (1971-1987 and 1993-1993). The expedition recovered just over 8,000 coins, of which about 2,700 were datable between 350 BC and AD 640. The volume provides a complete descriptive catalogue of the datable coins along with a separate section illustrated with color photographs of a spectacular hoard of 99 gold Byzantine solidi of Valens and Valentinian I discovered in 1993.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897570749
Publisher:
American Schools of Oriental Research
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Archaeological Reports Series, #12
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 11.33(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Jane DeRose Evans is a field archaeologist who has worked on sites in Philadelphia, Greece, England, Italy, Israel, France, and Turkey. Her broad interests lie in the archaeology of the Roman world, with a specialization in ancient Roman and Byzantine coinage. Currently, Evans is Associate Professor of Art History in the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia; she is also the Numismatic Specialist for the Harvard Expeditions to Sardis, Turkey, for which she is preparing a monograph for Harvard University Press.

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