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Coinage of Greece & Rome - Bibliography

Brief Greek Bibliography and Roman Bibliography


Essential Reading
Carradice I, & Price M.J., Coinage in the Greek World, London 1988.
Sellwood, D. 'Minting' in D. Strong and D. Brown Roman Crafts, London 1976, pp.63-73

Catalogues & Reference Works (Some have very useful introductions)
*Burnett A., Amandry M., Rippolès P.P., Roman Provincial Coinage, London 1992.
*Callataÿ F. de., L'histoire des guerres Mithridatiques vue par les monnaies, Louvain-la-Neuve 1997.
Houghton A., Coins From the Seleucid Empire from the Collection of Arthur Houghton, New York 1983.
Lindgen H.C. & Kovacs F.L., I Ancient Bronze Coins of Asia Minor and the Levant, California 1985.
Lindgen H.C. & Kovacs F.L., II Ancient Greek Bronze Coins: European Mints, California 1989.
Lindgen H.C. & Kovacs F.L., III Ancient Bronze Coins from the Lindgren Collection, California 1993.
Metcalf W.E., The Silver Coinage of Cappadocia, Vespasian-Commodus, New York 1996.
Newell E.T., The Coinage of the Eastern Seleucid Mints from Seleucus I to Antiochus III, New York 1978 (reprint).
Newell E.T., The Coinage of the Western Seleucid Mints from Seleucus I to Antiochus III, New York 1977 (reprint).
*Price, M.J., Coinage in the Name of Alexander the Great and Philip Arrhidaeus, London 1991.
SNG British Museum I, The Black Sea, London 1993.
SNG Copenhagen
*SNG von Aulock (Asia Minor mints)

Secondary Literature: Monographs
Balmuth, M.S. Hacksilber to Coinage: New Insights into the Monetary History of the Near East and Greece, New York 2001.
Burnett A., Wartenberg U., & Witschonke R. (edd.), Coins of Macedonia and Rome: Essays in Honour of Charles Hersh, London 1998.
Butcher K., Roman Provincial Coins, Lonson 1988.
Carradice I., Greek Coins, London 1995.
Figuera T., The Power of Money: Coinage and Politics in the Athenian Empire, Pennsylvania 1998.
Grierson P. Numismatics, Oxford 1975.
Harl K.W., Civic Coins and Civic Politics, California 1987.
Head B., Historia Nummorum, 2nd ed. Oxford 1911/67.
Hill G.F., Coins of Ancient Sicily, London.
Hill G.F., Historical Greek Coins, London.
Howgego C., Ancient History from Coins.
Jenkins G.K., Ancient Greek Coins, 2nd ed London 1990.
Jones J.M., A Dictionary of Ancient Greek Coins, London 1986.
Kraay C.M., Archaic and Classical Greek Coins, London 1976.
Kraay C.M., Coins of Ancient Athens, Newcastle 1968.
*Martin T.R., Sovereignty and Coinage in Classical Greece, 1985.
Meadows, A. and K. Shipton Money and its Uses in the Ancient Greek World Oxford 2001.
Melville-Jones J.R., Testimonia Numaria, London 1993.
Milne J.G., Greek Coinage, Oxford 1931.
Mørkholm O., Early Hellenistic Coinage, Cambridge 1991.
Nash D., Coinage in the Celtic World, London 1987.
Oikonomides A.N., The Coins of Alexander the Great, Chicago 1981.
Penn R.G., Medicine on Ancient Greek and Roman Coins, London 1994.
Plant R., Greek Coin Types and Their Identification, London 1979.
Ramage, A. and Craddock, P. King Croesus' Gold: Excavations and the History of Gold Refining, London 2000.
Roberts W.R., The Ancient Boeotians and the Coinage of Boeotia, Chicago 1974.
Rutter, N.K., Greek Coinage, Aylesbury 1983.
Rutter, N.K., The Greek Coinages of Southern Italy and Sicily, London 1997.
Rutter, N.K. Historia Nummorum, Italy, London 2001.
Seltman C., Athens, its Hitsory and Coinage, Chicago 1974.
Seltman C., Greek Coins, London 1977.
*Troxell H., Studies in the Macedonian Coinage of Alexander the Great, New York 1997.
Van Arsdell R.D., Celtic Coinage of Britain, London 1989.

Journal Articles
*Beer L., 'Results of Coin Striking to simulate the Mint of Aegina' Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 47-51.
*Buttrey T.V., 'Pharaonic Imitations of Athenian Tetradrachms', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 137-40
*Clay T., 'Metallurgy and Metallography in Numismatics', Numismatica e Antichita Classiche 17 (1988) 341-52.
*Hill G.F., 'Ancient Methods of Coining' NC 1922, 1-42.
*Holloway R.R., 'The Date of the First Greek Coins: Some Arguments from Style and Hoards', Revue Belge de Numismatique, 130 (1984) 5-17.
*Kagan D., 'The Dates of the Earliest Coins', AJA 86 (1982) 343-60
*Kinns P., The Amphictyonic Coinage Reconsidered', NC 143 (1983) 1-22.
*Kraay C.M., 'The Archaic Owls of Athens: Classification and Chronology', NC 6 (1956) 43-68.
*Kroll J.H., 'From Wappenmünzen to Gorgoneia to Owls', ANSMN 26 (1981) 1-32.
*Kroll J.H. & Waggoner N.M., 'Dating the Earliest Coins of Athens, Corinth and Aegina', AJA 88 (1984) 325-40.
*Lewis D.M., 'The Chronolgy of the Athenian New Style Coinage', NC 11 (1962) 275-300.
*Mørkholm O., 'The Chronolgy of the New Style Coinage of Athens', ANSMN 29 (1984) 29-42.
*Mørkholm O., 'The "Behaviour" of Dies in the Hellenistic Period', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics1982, 209-14.
*Petrillo S. & Volk T.R., 'Old and New Worlds: Ancient Coinage and Modern Technology', in Information to Knowledge ed. Nisson E. & Schmidt K., Oxford 1995, pp.151-70.
Price M.J., 'Early Greek Bronze Coinage', in Kraay C.M. & Jenkins G.K., Essays in Greek Coinage Presented to Stanley Robinson, 1968, pp. 90-104.
*Price M.J. & Waggoner N., Archaic Greek Coinage: The Asyut Hoard, 1975.
*Robinson W.S.G., 'The Date of the Earliest Coins', NC 16 (1956) 1-8.
*Vickers M., ' Early Greek Coinage: A Reassessment', NC 145 (1985) 1-44.
*Walker A.S., 'Some Plated Coins from the Agora at Athens', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 132-6.

Roman Bibliography

(Items marked * are available from Dr. Stanley Ireland)

Essential Reading
Burnett A., Coinage in the Roman World, London 1988.

Catalogues & Reference Works (Some have very useful introductions)
Crawford M.H., Roman Republican Coinage, Cambridge 1974
Grierson P. & Mays M., Late Roman Coins, Washington 1992.
Roman Imperial Coinage

Secondary Literature: Monographs
Carson R.A.G., Coins of the Roman Empire, London 1990.
Carson R.A.G., The Principal Coins of the Romans, London 1978.
Casey J. & Reece R., Coins and the Archaeologist, London 1974/88.
*Casey J., Understanding Ancient Coins, 1986.
Crawford M.H., Coins and Money under the Roman Republic, London 1985.
Duncan-Jones, R. Money and Government in the Roman Empire, Cambridge 1994.
Foss C., Roman Historical Coins, London 1990.
Fox J., Roman Coins and How to Collect Them, London 1983.
Giacosa G., Women of the Caesars, Milan.
Harl K.W., Coinage in the Roman Economy, Baltimore 1996.
Harlan M., Roman Republican Moneyers and Their Coins 63-49BC, London 1995.
Hill P.V., The Monuments of Ancient Rome as Coin Types, London 1989.
Reece R., Identifying Roman Coins, London 1986.
Sear D.R., The History and Coinage of the Roman Imperatores 49-27BC, London 1998.
Thomsen R., Early Roman Coinage, Copenhagen 1974.
Thurlow B.K. & Vecchi I.G., Italian Cast Coinage, Italian Aes Grave, London 1979.

Journal Articles
*Bruun P., 'The Source Value of Imperial Coin Portraits (the fourth century A.D.)', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics1982, 551-9.
*Burnett A.M., Craddock P.T., Preston K., 'New Light on the Origins of Orichalcum', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 263-8.
*Burnett A., The Currency of Italy from the Hannibalic War to the Reign of Augustus', Annali dell' Istituto Italiano di Numismatica 1982, 125-37.
Burnett A.M., 'Clipped Siliquae and the End of Roman Britain', Britannia1984, 163-8.
Burnett A.M., 'The Iconography of Roman Coin Types', NC 146 (1986) 67-75.
*Burnett A.M., 'The Beginnings of Roman Coinage', Annali dell' Istituto Italiano di Numismatica, 36 (1989) 33-64.
*Buttrey T.V.,' On the Retariffing of the Roman Denarius', ANSMN 7 (1957) 57-65.
*Buttrey T.V., 'The Denarii of P. Crepusius and Roman Republican Mint Organization', ANSMN 21 (1976) 67-108.
*Buttrey T.V., 'Calculating Ancient Coin Production: Facts and Fantasies', Numismatic Chronicle (1993) 335-51.
*Carson R.A.G., 'The Date of the Capture of Valerian I', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 461-5.
*Cody J., 'Stylistic Trends in the Representation of Godesses on the Roman Republican Coinage', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 283-8.
*Cope L.H., 'The Metallurgical Analysis of Roman Imperial Silver and AesCoinage', in Methods of Chemical and Metallurgical Investigation of Ancient Coinage ed. Hall E.T. & Metcalf D.W., RNS special publ. 1972, pp.1-47.
*Cope L.H., 'Surface-Silvered Ancient Coins', in Methods of Chemical and Metallurgical Investigation of Ancient Coinage ed. Hall E.T. & Metcalf D.W., RNS special publ. 1972, pp.261-78.
*Crawford M.H., 'The coinage of the Age of Sulla', NC (1964) 141- 58.
*Crawford M.H., 'Plated Coins - False Coins', NC (1968) 55-9.
*Duncan-Jones R.P., 'The Currency of Italy from the Hannibalic War to the Reign of Augustus', Annali dell' Istituto Italiano di Numismatica, 29 (1982) 125-37.
*Ehrhardt C.T.H.R., 'Roman Coin Types and the Roman Public', Jahrbuch für Nimismatik und Geldgeschichte 34 (1984) 41-54.
*Kenyon R.F., 'The Countermark PROB on Coins of Claudius I from Britain', NC 148 (1988) 53-61.
*Kleiner D.E.E., 'Politics and Gender in the Pictorial Propaganda of Antony and Octavian', Echos du Monde Classique 11 (1992) 357-67.
*Mattingly H.B., 'New Light on the Roman Victoriate', in Kraay C.M. & Jenkins G.K., Essays in Greek Coinage Presented to Stanley Robinson, 1968, pp210-28.
*Mattingly H.B., The Management of the Roman Republican Mint', Annali dell' Istituto Italiano di Numismatica 1982, 9-46.
*Metcalf W.E., 'The Flavians in the East' Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 321-39.
Millar F., 'The Aerarium and its Officials', JRS 1964.
*Newman R., 'A Dialogue of Power in the Coinage of Antony and Octavian', AJN 2 (1990) 37-63.
*Ramage E., 'Denigration of Predecessors under Claudius, Galba and Vespasian', Historia 1983, 200-14.
*Reece R., 'Economic History from Roman Site-Finds', Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Numismatics 1982, 495-502.
Shotter D.C.A., 'The Principate of Nero: Some Observations on the Coin Evidence', Historia 1983. 216-26.
*Sutherland C.H.R., 'Early Imperial Mints in the Western Provinces: The Direction of Coin Types', Numismatica e Antichita Classiche 12 (1983) 151-7.
*Tyler P., 'Analyses of Mid-Third Century Roman Antoniniani as Historical Evidence', in Methods of Chemical and Metallurgical Investigation of Ancient Coinage ed. Hall E.T., & Metcalf D.W., RNS special publ. 1972, pp.249-60.
Wallace-Hadrill R., 'Image and Authority in the Coinage of Augustus', JRS 1986, 66-87.

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