Chronologie der Didrachmenpragung von Tarent...

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Author  Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert
Publisher  Walter de Gruyter
Publication Date   July 12, 1999
ISBN  3110163187
Pages  495

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A monumental study of the sequence and chronology of Tarentine coinage between 510 and 280 BC. Starting from Arthur Evans' 1889 paper in the Numismatic Chronicle , the author reviews the literature and the evidence from hoards and other finds. Subjects include a survey of the stamps of the Didrachme minting until the war of Phyrrus; the minting of gold at Tarent; modern forgeries; minting techniques; organisation of coin workshops; iconography of images on coins. Includes extensive indices.

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