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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OZeAN: online numismatic journal

OZeAN: Online Zeitschrift zur Antiken Numismatik, is a new numismatic journal that publishes scientific essays, material templates and reports on novel possibilities for the collection and recording of materials. The first volume (published: 2019-08-29) has these three studies: The Hieromykes on a new coin type of Dion in the Decapolis and the Stygian riverscape of… Continue reading OZeAN: online numismatic journal

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Online Catalogue of Byzantine Coins

The collection of over 12,000 Byzantine coins at Dumbarton Oaks is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world. The majority of these specimens were catalogued in six print volumes: Catalogue of Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, edited by Alfred Bellinger (vol. 1) Catalogue of Byzantine… Continue reading Online Catalogue of Byzantine Coins

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Ptolemaic Coins Online recently updated

More than 660 Ptolemaic coins from the Bibliothèque nationale de France have been added into the Nomisma.org numismatic Linked Open Data cloud and are accessible through Ptolemaic Coins Online and the broader Hellenistic Royal Coinages umbrella site. There are now about 2,400 Ptolemaic coins in PCO (which includes at this phase the gold and silver… Continue reading Ptolemaic Coins Online recently updated

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