Coins and Samian Ware

Coins and Samian Ware

Author: Anthony King

Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited

ISBN: 1407311948

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 322

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This book reviews Samian ware chronology, c. AD 150-275. A dating scheme is proposed, based upon the stratigraphic association of Samian ware with coins, and using the statistical strength of association between potters or styles with each other and with dated deposits. A new model is also presented for estimating time-lapses between minting and loss for coins of the period. The results extend Central Gaulish Samian ware later than hitherto supposed, and revise the relative sequence of potters. The average period of use of Samian vessels is often quite long, and therefore, close dating of Samian ware is questioned. A concluding discussion looks at the socio-economic significance of Samian ware decline.
Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Roger Bland, Adrian Chadwick, Colin Haselgrove, David Mattingley
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-30 - Publisher: Oxbow Books

More coin hoards have been recorded from Roman Britain than from any other province of the Empire. This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated volume provides a survey of over 3260 hoards of Iron Age and Roman coins found in England and Wales with a detailed analysis and discussion. Theories of hoarding
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Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Stephen Rippon, Neil Holbrook
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-30 - Publisher: Oxbow Books

This first volume, presenting research carried out through the Exeter: A Place in Time project, provides a synthesis of the development of Exeter within its local, regional, national and international hinterlands. Exeter began life in c. AD 55 as one of the most important legionary bases within early Roman Britain,
Economy of Pompeii
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Andrew Wilson, Miko Flohr
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-22 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This volume presents fourteen papers by Roman archaeologists and historians discussing approaches to the economic history of Pompeii, and the role of the Pompeian evidence in debates about the Roman economy. Four themes are discussed. The first of these is the position of Pompeii and its agricultural environment, discussing the
A Welsh Landscape through Time
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Jane Kenney
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-31 - Publisher: Oxbow Books

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Journal of the British Archaeological Association
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: British Archaeological Association
Categories: Archaeology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1875 - Publisher:

Includes proceedings of the Association, officers and council, list of associates, etc.