Numismatic Finds Of The Americas

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Numismatic Finds Of The Americas

Author : John M. Kleeberg
ISBN : 089722311X
Genre : History
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This exciting new work collects together for the first time the evidence for hoards, buried treasure and other finds of numismatic material from the Americas. An inventory enumerates approximately 900 coin finds, chiefly from the United States, but also from Canada and most other countries in the Americas. This is supplemented with a listing of 150 finds of American coins outside the Americas. Each entry contains the find spot, date of discovery, date of deposit, detailed description of the contents, and a bibliography. The inventory exploits the numismatic, shipwreck, and archaeological literatures, newspapers, and law reports of treasure trove cases more thoroughly than has ever been done before.
Category: History

Numismatic Archaeology Of North America

Author : Marjorie H. Akin
ISBN : 9781315521312
Genre : Social Science
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Numismatic Archaeology of North America is the first book to provide an archaeological overview of the coins and tokens found in a wide range of North American archaeological sites. It begins with a comprehensive and well-illustrated review of the various coins and tokens that circulated in North America with descriptions of the uses for, and human behavior associated with, each type. The book contains practical sections on standardized nomenclature, photographing, cleaning, and curating coins, and discusses the impacts of looting and of working with collectors. This is an important tool for archaeologists working with coins. For numismatists and collectors, it explains the importance of archaeological context for complete analysis.
Category: Social Science

American Journal Of Numismatics

Author : Frank Henry Norton
ISBN : UOM:39015051384371
Genre : Numismatics
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Vols. 42-49 include the Proceedings of the American numismatics society, 1908-1915/16.
Category: Numismatics

Studies In Numismatic Method

Author : Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History C N L Brooke
ISBN : 0521225035
Genre : History
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Coins are one of the most abundant sources for our study of the past, yet their value as historical evidence is relatively neglected because of a general lack of knowledge of numismatic techniques. This volume of essays, offered by a circle of friends, colleagues and pupils working in Britain, Europe and North America, is intended to pay tribute to Philip Grierson's unique contribution to the study of numismatic method. A medievalist by training, through his wide-ranging interests in coins and coinage Grierson has commanded the respect of historians and numismatists of all periods for the originality and good sense of his prolific scholarship. More than any other living scholar, he has been responsible for making available an understanding of numismatic expertise to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Category: History

The Numismatist

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ISBN : UOM:39015052818021
Genre : Numismatics
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Vols. 24-52 include the proceedings of the A.N.A. convention. 1911-39.
Category: Numismatics

Encyclopedia Of The History Of Classical Archaeology

Author : Nancy Thomson de Grummond
ISBN : 9781134268610
Genre : History
File Size : 87.82 MB
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With 1,125 entries and 170 contributors, this is the first encyclopedia on the history of classical archaeology. It focuses on Greek and Roman material, but also covers the prehistoric and semi-historical cultures of the Bronze Age Aegean, the Etruscans, and manifestations of Greek and Roman culture in Europe and Asia Minor. The Encyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology includes entries on individuals whose activities influenced the knowledge of sites and monuments in their own time; articles on famous monuments and sites as seen, changed, and interpreted through time; and entries on major works of art excavated from the Renaissance to the present day as well as works known in the Middle Ages. As the definitive source on a comparatively new discipline - the history of archaeology - these finely illustrated volumes will be useful to students and scholars in archaeology, the classics, history, topography, and art and architectural history.
Category: History

Lots And Lots Of Coins

Author : Margarette S. Reid
ISBN : 0525478795
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A father and son discover the value of coins, what people used before coins, and why historical images and people appear on coins.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction


Author : James W. Allan
ISBN : 9780870992711
Genre : Islamic antiquities
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Category: Islamic antiquities

The Mediterranean Context Of Early Greek History

Author : Nancy H. Demand
ISBN : 9781444342345
Genre : History
File Size : 90.76 MB
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The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History reveals the role of the complex interaction of Mediterranean seafaring and maritime connections in the development of the ancient Greek city-states. Offers fascinating insights into the origins of urbanization in the ancient Mediterranean, including the Greek city-state Based on the most recent research on the ancient Mediterranean Features a novel approach to theories of civilization change - foregoing the traditional isolationists model of development in favor of a maritime based network Argues for cultural interactions set in motion by exchange and trade by sea
Category: History