Seleucid Monograms published to SCO

Ethan Gruber, the Web Services Developer for the American Numismatic Society, has published around 1,300 monograms appearing on the coinage of Seleucus I through Antiochus III (Houghton, Lorber, and Hoover’s Seleucid Coins, Part 1) to the Seleucid Coins Online (SCO) project. These monograms are linked to thousands of types and subtypes. According to Gruber, where the… Continue reading Seleucid Monograms published to SCO

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The denarius in Mark 12:15

A short article by CCCRH researcher, Dr Peter Lewis, on the identification of the coin mentioned in Mark 12:15 has been published in FOCUS, the digital newsletter of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland. Read the article …

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Checklist of Islamic Coins – PDF

The third edition (2011) of Stephen Album, Checklist of Islamic Coins, has now been made available from his website as a free download. Even for those of us with the hard copy, having it in digital form can be quite useful. Stephen Album Rare Coins Download the Third Edition (2011)

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Four new AC&BM articles

Four new articles by Dr Peter Lewis have been added to our publications archive: April 2020 – The Coins of Miletus March 2020 – Coins and Icons February 2020 – Islam December 2019/January 2020 – Coins of Philip the Tetrarch

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Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire

The Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire Project is a joint initiative of the Ashmolean Museum and the Oxford Roman Economy Project. It is the brainchild of Baron Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza and is funded by the Augustus Foundation. It intends to fill a major lacuna in the digital coverage of coin hoards from antiquity. It aims… Continue reading Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire

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Digging for wisdom

Digging for wisdom: Archaeology as a resource in the religion class Date: Friday, 29 May 2020 (from 9.00am) Venue: Old Bishopsbourne, St Francis Theological College, Brisbane The first archaeologists were little more than treasures hunters. Think Indiana Jones. During the past 100 years archaeology has matured to become a multi-disciplinary research project seeking to understand… Continue reading Digging for wisdom

PELLA: Coinage of the kings of Macedonia

As a component of the National Endowment of the Humanities funded Hellenistic Royal Coinages project, PELLA is an innovative research tool aiming, among other things, to provide a comprehensive typology and catalogue of the coinages struck by the Macedonian kings of the Argead dynasty (c. 700–310 BC), arguably the most influential coinages of the ancient… Continue reading PELLA: Coinage of the kings of Macedonia

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