Roman Coinage in Britain

Roman Coinage in Britain

by P J Casey
     
 

Accessible to archaeological experts and students alike, PJ Casey's Roman Coinage in Britain is a fascinating investigation of the Roman Empire's economic presence in Britain. Drawing from a wealth of archaeological sources, this book places Roman coinage in its rightful economic and political context to better understand the chronology and lives of those who used

Overview


Accessible to archaeological experts and students alike, PJ Casey's Roman Coinage in Britain is a fascinating investigation of the Roman Empire's economic presence in Britain. Drawing from a wealth of archaeological sources, this book places Roman coinage in its rightful economic and political context to better understand the chronology and lives of those who used it. Boasting over a hundred images of exquisitely preserved coins, many of them life-sized, Casey's study is a must for coin collectors, amateur archaeologists and anyone with an interest in ancient Roman Britain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747802310
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/22/2009
Series:
Shire Archaeology Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.20(d)

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Meet the Author


P. J. Casey has a degree in archaeology from the University of Wales, Cardiff. He is on the councils of both the Royal Numismatic Society and the British Numismatic Society. He has conducted excavations at Caernarfon, Lydney Park, Caerleon, Ilchester, Greta Bridge and elsewhere, and he contributes coin reports to numerous other excavations. The Royal Numismatic Society awarded him the Lhotke Memorial Prize for the first edition of Roman Coinage in Britain.

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