The collection of coin research papers available via the Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History web site has expanded considerably in the last few days. Almost 50 articles written by CCCRH Researcher, Dr Peter E. Lewis, for publication in The Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine have now been added to the CCCRH site. Additional articles will… Continue reading CCCRH Archive Grows
The Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History has not yet been launched. But work is well underway on the establishment of this new centre for research and education. We have many of the key elements in place, most importantly an impressive collection of coins, icons, manuscripts and religious objects. We have an outline of the… Continue reading Preparing to launch
The Maskukat Collection provides an online listing of Medieval and Islamic coins from the Mediterranean area. The current online collections is hosted at a private research facility in the Middle East, but an online database is in preparation. Once that database is available a link will be provided here.
Online Greek Coinage (OGC) is an online is a reference database intended to provide a systematized account of all types of coinage produced within its purview, and rooted in the digital world of the 21st century. It is intended to be readable by humans and machines. It will provide a classical typology of coin types online,… Continue reading OGC | Online Greek Coinage
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE), a joint project of the American Numismatic Society and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, is a revolutionary new tool designed to help in the identification, cataloging, and research of the rich and varied coinage of the Roman Empire. The project… Continue reading OCRE | Online Coins of the Roman Empire
A coin which Ibrahim Abu Rakbeh (from St George’s Bazaar across from St George’s College in Jerusalem) asked me to read for him in mid-2016 proved to be rather interesting. Here is what the coin looks like: The official description of the coin, which was issued by Constantine I in 330–333 CE to commemorate the founding of… Continue reading Romulus and Remus Coin