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; $85.00 (Ä75.65) Out of Stock!
Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume Three
ROMAN COINS AND THEIR VALUES, Volume Three, The Accession of to the Death of AD235 - AD 285 by David
The third volume of the fully revised and expanded general catalogue of Roman coins extends coverage of the from the accession of I in AD 235 down to the assassination of and the accession of half a century later.BK40496. Roman Coins and Their Values, Volume Three by , The Third Century Crisis and Recovery, A.D. 235-285 (The Accession of to the Death of ), illustrations throughout, valuations in £ and US$ in at least two grades of preservation, hardback, laminated jacket, special !; $58.00 (Ä51.62)
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 !; SOLD
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