Monumental Coins: Buildings & Structures in Ancient Coinage
Krause Publications, Jan 1, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 242 pages
"Monumental Coins" is a bountiful tapestry of numismatics, history and architecture that explores the buildings found on ancient coins and the historical and cultural importance of these structures. In addition to a comprehensive gallery of actual coin photos, coins are illustrated by line drawings to reveal fine structural details. Computer-generated plans of the buildings, along with freehand illustrations of building reconstructions allow complete understanding of these ancient wonders.
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ancient coins Ancient Rome Antoninus Pius Apollo appears Aqua aqueduct archaeologists architect architectural artists Athens Auction Augustus aureus Baetyl Basilica Book bridge Bronze sestertius building built Caesar called Capitoline Caracalla century B.C. chariot Circus Maximus cistophoric Classical Numismatic Group Claudius Cohen coinage coins show coins struck colonnade Colosseum columns commemorate constructed Corinthian cult dedicated deity denarius Domitian emperor engraved Ephesos erected excavations facade famous Faustina feet Forum Romanum goddess Greek Hadrian Hill historians History inscription Ionic large altar later legend located London Marcus Aurelius Mausoleum monument Nero Numismatic Numismatic Fine Arts Ostia Pharos plates Pliny praetorian quadriga reconstruction Reverse Roman roof Rostra sculptures Sear GIC Septimius Severus sestertius Severus Alexander showing the temple shown shrine Silver denarius statue stone struck in A.D. structure Sydenham Temple of Jupiter Temple of Vesta Titus tomb Trajan translated triumphal arch Venus and Roma Vespasian Vesta victory Vitruvius walls