The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Economy of Palestine

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American Schools of Oriental Research, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 240 pages


Includes 25 figures, 8 plates and 11 tables, some in colour.

This volume presents the numismatic results from nineteen seasons of fieldwork by the Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima (1971-1987 and 1993-1993). The expedition recovered just over 8,000 coins, of which about 2,700 were datable between 350 BC and AD 640. The volume provides a complete descriptive catalogue of the datable coins along with a separate section illustrated with colour photographs of a spectacular hoard of 99 gold Byzantine solidi of Valens and ValentinianI discovered in 1993.






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Contents

Introduction
1
Comparison of Caesarea to other Sites
25
The Gold Hoard of Caesarea
53
Copyright

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About the author (2006)


Jane DeRose Evans is a field archaeologist who has worked on sites in Philadelphia, Greece, England, Italy, Israel, France, and Turkey. Her broad interests lie in the archaeology of the Roman world, with a specialization in ancient Roman and Byzantine coinage. Currently, Evans is Associate Professor of Art History in the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia; she is also the Numismatic Specialist for the Harvard Expeditions to Sardis, Turkey, for which she is preparing a monograph for Harvard University Press.


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