The History and Coinage of the Roman Imperators 49-27 B.C.
THE HISTORY AND COINAGE OF THE ROMAN IMPERATORS 49-27 BC by David
The brief period covered in this book witnessed the violent transition of the Roman state from a republican constitution, presided over by the Senate, to a full military autocracy under the control of one man, the Emperor . In reality, the events of these years were merely the culmination of a movement which had been gathering strength over the preceding half-century, since the rise of men such as and . had put events into motion by his invasion of Italy and his challenge to Pompey's dominant position in Roman politics. With his assassination on the Ides of March, 44 B.C., Caesar's role was inherited by his youthful great-nephew who, against seemingly hopeless odds, succeeded in eliminating his rivals for supreme power, notably and his ambitious consort , queen of . This book traces in detail the unfolding of this drama. Each of its six chapters includes a comprehensive catalogue listing of all the relevant coin types and varieties, each with a full discussion of its significance in the interpretation of the events of the period. Information on the rarity of each , including estimates of current value, is presented in a separate table. The numerous, though less precisely understood, local coinages of the Imperatorial period are listed in an extensive appendix. Whilst providing a comprehensive numismatic reference for the age of transition from Republic to Empire the author has also aimed to heighten the historian's awareness of the vital role which may be played by the numismatic evidence in the detailed chronicling of event.BK43171. The History and Coinage of the Roman Imperators 49-27 B.C. by
, a detailed survey including valuations for collectors, 1998, 360 pages, illustrated throughout, hardback; $85.00 (€75.65) Out of Stock!
and Their Values, Volume II: and
and Their Values, Volume II: and by
The most and comprehensively illustrated collectors guide to the coins of the Greek world. Covering the city coinages of the Greek east from and to and Baktria. , including the important mints of Kyrene and , forms the third of the catalogue. The final section is devoted to the regal issues of the principal kingdoms of the Hellenistic Age ending with VII of whose death brought to an end the Ptolemaic dynasty in .BK65547. and Their Values, Volume II: and by , 1979, reprinted 2000, 446 pages, 4 tables of ancient alphabets, 11 , 4,500 coins listed, with 2,000 coin illustrations, valuations, hardback, special !; $58.00 (€51.62)
and Their Values. Volume I: Europe
and Their Values, Volume I: Europe by
This catalogue sets out to achieve what has not been attempted before, a listing of every main of ancient Greek coinage. The collector should be able to locate in this catalogue all the types likely to be encountered, in one or another; the historical notes provide valuable background information. Complementing this comprehensive listing of is a selection of , the designs of which are derived largely from Greek types. This first volume covers the of Europe arranged in geographical order from Spain in the to the and .BK65548. and Their Values. Volume I: Europe by , 1978, reprinted 2000, 318 pages, 4 tables of ancient alphabets, 11 , 3,395 coins listed, with 1,500 coin illustrations, valuations, hardback, special !; $58.00 (€51.62)
Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values
GREEK IMPERIAL COINS AND THEIR VALUES by .
This catalogue is unique in providing the collector with the only comprehensive and authoritative guide devoted specifically to the local coinages of the Roman Empire, undoubtedly the most neglected series in the whole of ancient classical numismatics. Greek Imperial coins span more than three centuries from to , and were issued at over six hundred mints from Spain in the to in the east. The catalogue is arranged in three sections; first, the coins bearing the heads of emperors and empresses are catalogued in their chronological sequence, reign by reign. This arrangement aids the collector in identification and emphasizes the true importance of the local series as a complement to the empire-wide Roman state coinage. Within each reign the issues are placed in their traditional geographical sequence, as are the quasi-autonomous coins (those without imperial names and ) which are listed separately in section two. The third section of the catalogue lists coinages - the products of independent and semi-independent states belonging to the same era as Greek Imperial issues - and, in many instances, completes the listing begun in the two volumes of and their Values. In addition to cataloguing and valuing over 6,000 coins, full information is provided on all aspects of the subjects, types and inscriptions, magistrates' titles, city epithets, dates and eras, denominations and marks of value and a full alphabetical listing of all the mints (with ethnics) engaged in the production of Greek Imperial coin.BKBSGIC. Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values by , The Local Coinage of the Roman Empire, 1982, Reprinted 1997, xxxvi, 636 pages, illustrated throughout with over 1,750 photographs, 10 , valuations, hardback with dust-cover, special !; $58.00 (€51.62)
Roman Coins and Their Values, 4th Revised Edition
ROMAN COINS AND Their VALUES, 1988 edition, by David
The only one-volume priced guide to the coinage of Republican and Imperial Rome. The original edition of Sear's Roman Coins and Their Values was published by thirty-six years ago and has been through three revisions (1970, 1974, and 1981). This edition is a reprint of the 1988 Seaby's version. It is an indispensable listing of all major types of gold, silver and bronze, issued over some seven hundred and fifty years by the greatest militaristic state the world has ever known. Over 4,300 coins are included with detailed description and valuations and all major and minor personalities are listed by means of their portrait coins. This fourth revised edition takes notice under the Republic of recent in the , especially that of Professor Michael . In the Imperial period, essential new references that have appeared since the previous edition are all incorporated, for example Dr. J. P. C. Kent's magisterial volume Roman Imperial Coinage , and the late Dr. C. H. V. Sutherland's extensive revision of Roman Imperial Coinage I. The introductory material on denominations, types, mints, and dating presents a useful background, as do the succinct biographical details that precede the listing of coins issued by emperors and members of the imperial family. Previous editions have been acknowledged by collectors, Roman historians and scholars alike as the most useful single volume reference in the . With 12 plates, over 900 photos in the text and a map.
BKBSRCV. Roman Coins and Their Values, 4th Revised Edition by , 1988 edition (reprint), 388 pages, 12 plates, valuations in £, hardback, special !; $58.00 (€51.62)
Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume Three
ROMAN COINS AND THEIR VALUES, Volume Three, The Accession of to the Death of AD235 - AD 285 by David
The third volume of the fully revised and expanded general catalogue of Roman coins extends coverage of the from the accession of I in AD 235 down to the assassination of and the accession of half a century later.BK40496. Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume Three by , The Third Century Crisis and Recovery, A.D. 235-285 (The Accession of to the Death of ), illustrations throughout, valuations in £ and US$ in at least two grades of preservation, hardback, laminated jacket, special !; $58.00 (€51.62)
Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume IV
ROMAN COINS AND THEIR VALUES, Volume IV, The and the Rise of the House of Constantine: The Collapse of Paganism and the Triumph of Christianity, to Constantine, AD 284 - 337 by David
This latest volume in the classic series contains a comprehensive listing of the Roman coinage of the period AD 284 - 337 together with background information on the history of each reign.BKBSME4. Roman Coins and Their Values IV by , The and the Rise of the House of Constantine: The Collapse of Paganism and the Triumph of Christianity, to Constantine, AD 284 - 337, illustrations throughout, valuations, hardback, laminated jacket, special !; $58.00 (€51.62)
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